Hellinikon Fencing Hall

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Hellinikon Fencing Hall
Hellinikon Indoor Olympic Fencing Hall
Location Hellinikon, Athens, Greece
Coordinates 37°53′43″N 23°43′22″E / 37.8954°N 23.7228°E / 37.8954; 23.7228Coordinates: 37°53′43″N 23°43′22″E / 37.8954°N 23.7228°E / 37.8954; 23.7228
Owner Olympic Properties S.A.
Operator Olympic Properties S.A.
Capacity Basketball: 5,000
Fencing: 5,000
Opened July 30, 2004
Fencing during the 2004 Olympics.

The Hellinikon Fencing Hall is a multi-purpose indoor sporting arena that is located adjacent to the Hellinikon Olympic Arena, in Hellinikon, Athens, Greece. The venue is part of the Hellinikon Events Hall of the Hellinikon Olympic Complex.

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The facility was officially opened on July 30, 2004. It hosted the fencing matches at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The facility seated 3,800 for the preliminary matches, and 5,000 for the final matches. During the 2004 Summer Paralympic Games, the Fencing Hall was the venue for wheelchair fencing.

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