Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall

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The Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall is an indoor arena in Nikaia, near Piraeus. It hosted the weightlifting events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.[1] The venue was officially opened on August 14, 2004, the day after the beginning of the Games. The building had a capacity of 5,100, though only 3,500 seats are publicly available for the games.[2]


After the 2004 Olympics, the facility has hosted fencing competitions,[3] but was recently turned over to the University of Piraeus, for use as an academic lecture and conference center.[4][5]


Coordinates: 37°58′14″N 23°38′02″E / 37.97056°N 23.63389°E / 37.97056; 23.63389