Palais des Sports de Beaublanc

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Palais de Sports de Beaublanc
Palais des sports de Beaublanc.JPG
Location Limoges, France
Coordinates 45°50′50.87″N 1°14′36.09″E / 45.8474639°N 1.2433583°E / 45.8474639; 1.2433583Coordinates: 45°50′50.87″N 1°14′36.09″E / 45.8474639°N 1.2433583°E / 45.8474639; 1.2433583
Capacity 6,500
Surface Parquet
Opened 1981
Tenants
Limoges CSP

Palais de Sports de Beaublanc is an indoor sporting arena that is located in Limoges, France. The capacity of the arena is for 6,500 people and it was opened in the summer of 1981.[1] It is currently home to the French Pro A League basketball club Limoges CSP. The Palais des Sports Beaublanc (Bosc White in Occitan) is located in the sports park of the city of Limoges. The arena is known for its very characteristic shaped, and in particular, made out of oak roof.

History[edit]

The arena was built in 1981, thanks to Mr, Albert Chaminade (1912-2009), with a mandate from French Basketball Albert Chaminade working together his project asked the Mayor Louis Longequeue it can confirm to cover the Sports Palace with this wave form that gives it to other rooms and hosts a style from the club Basketball CSP Limoges, but also various sporting events (Davis Cup, Fed Cup tennis, basketball matches and female handball).

It was the largest arena in French basketball, until the construction in 1991, of the Palais des Sports de Pau, Beaublanc hosted in 1987, the first All-Star Game LNB. It was also the scene of the European Korac Cup final move in 2000 won by CSP Limoges face Malaga 80-58. During the final 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2000 and 2014 the championship of France, a match took place in at least Beaublanc. Further, it was one the arenas for the FIBA EuroBasket 1983.

Until 2007 and the opening of Limoges Concert Hall, he welcomed most major concerts.

Died in 2009 Albert Chaminade is the only person who has never rests near the Palais des Sports and the sports fields Beaublanc it is on the sports stele in memory of the sports hall sports park he was himself.

The 22 January 2017 The Limoges CSP has always known how to celebrate its rich history and its heroes. In the presence of Mayor Emile Roger Lombertie and then the former player, he comes this evening to inaugurate this graffiti on the facade of the Beaublanc Sports Palace having his most emblematic player, Richard Dacoury, who wore his jersey for 18 seasons from 1978 to 1996 and Which was part of the winning teams of the Korac Cup (1982 and 1983), the Cup of Cups (1988) and European champion (1993).

References[edit]

External links[edit]