Rhénus Sport

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Rhénus Sport
Rhenus Sport 2013.jpg
Rhénus Sport during a basketball game.
Location Strasbourg
France France
Coordinates 48°36′01″N 7°45′53″E / 48.600278°N 7.764722°E / 48.600278; 7.764722Coordinates: 48°36′01″N 7°45′53″E / 48.600278°N 7.764722°E / 48.600278; 7.764722
Capacity Basketball: 6,200
Scoreboard Yes
Construction
Renovated 2003
Tenants
Strasbourg IG (Basketball)

Rhénus Sport is a multi-purpose arena located in Strasbourg, France. The seating capacity is 6,200 for basketball games. It is currently home to the professional French League club Strasbourg IG.

History[edit]

In 1981, the arena was the venue of the European Champions Cup Final, in which Maccabi Elite defeated Sinudyne Bologna 80-79.[1] In February 2005, the Davis Cup match between France and Sweden took place in this arena. In 2014, the venue hosted the European Fencing Championships. In 2016, it hosted the Fed Cup final.[2]

On April 3, 2009, USA President Barack Obama spoke to a French and German crowd at the arena, while the President was in Stasbourg for the 2009 Strasbourg-Kehl summit.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NRG מעריב
  2. ^ "Tennis: Czechs edge France to retain Fed Cup title". straitstimes.com. Retrieved 14 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Raum, Tom (2009-04-03). "Obama pledges new US relations with Europe". Yahoo! News. Archived from the original on April 6, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 

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Preceded by
Deutschlandhalle
Berlin
FIBA European Champions Cup
Final Venue

1981
Succeeded by
Sporthalle
Cologne
Preceded by
O2 Arena
Prague
Fed Cup
Final Venue

2016
Succeeded by
TBD