PalaRuffini

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PalaRuffini
PalaRuffini
PalaRuffini di Torino 1.jpg
Location Turin, Piedmont
Coordinates 45°3′27.87″N 7°37′56.79″E / 45.0577417°N 7.6324417°E / 45.0577417; 7.6324417Coordinates: 45°3′27.87″N 7°37′56.79″E / 45.0577417°N 7.6324417°E / 45.0577417; 7.6324417
Capacity 4,500[1]
Construction
Opened 1961[1]
Renovated 2004[1]
Architect Annibale Vitellozzi[1]
Tenants
Auxilium Pallacanestro Torino (1974-1995)

PalaRuffini or Palasport Ruffini, abbreviation for Palazzetto dello sport Parco Ruffini is an Indoor sport arena in Turin, Italy. The arena was opened in 1961 and has a current seating capacity for 4,500 people.[1] It hosted the latter stages of the 1979 European basketball championship[2][3] and the 1993 European cup final in which Aris Thessaloniki defeated Efes Pilsen 50-48.[1][4] On 17 September 2008 the Italian national basketball team played a Eurobasket qualification match against Bulgaria at the arena.[5]

References[edit]

Preceded by
Country Hall du Sart Tilman
Liège
EuroBasket
Final Venue

1979
Succeeded by
Sportovní Hala
Prague
Preceded by
Palais des Sports de Beaulieu
Nantes
FIBA European Cup
Final Venue

1993
Succeeded by
CIG de Malley
Lausanne