Lietuvos rytas Arena

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Lietuvos rytas Arena
Lietuvos rytas home courts: Lietuvos rytas Arena and Siemens Arena.
Address Ozo g. 14A
Location Vilnius, Lithuania
Owner BC Lietuvos rytas
Capacity 2,500
Record attendance 2,390 (Lietuvos rytas v Oostende, 11 February 2015)[1]
Construction
Opened September 28, 2005
Expanded 2014
Construction cost 2.3 million EUR
Tenants
Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
Kibirkštis Vilnius
Vilniaus Perlas

Lietuvos rytas Arena is a 2,500-seat basketball arena in Vilnius, Lithuania, built next to Siemens Arena.[2] Lietuvos rytas Vilnius play the Lithuanian Basketball League's home matches in the arena.

More important or highly anticipated matches in the LKL, as well as all home fixtures in European competitions (such as the Euroleague or Eurocup), are played in the Siemens Arena. Women basketball team Kibirkštis Vilnius also plays in Lietuvos Rytas arena. Past tenants include now dissolved Lithuanian and European women's basketball powerhouse Teo and Lietuvos Rytas daughter club Perlas Vilnius.

In 2014, its capacity was expanded from 1,700 seats to 2,500 seats with the aim to host Eurocup Basketball games.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lietuvos Rytas-Telenet Ostend boxscore
  2. ^ "Lithuanian Basketball League" (in Lithuanian). Lithuanian Basketball League. Archived from the original on 2008-10-16. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Pasižvalgykite po atnaujintą „Lietuvos ryto“ areną

Coordinates: 54°43′01″N 25°16′55″E / 54.717°N 25.282°E / 54.717; 25.282