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Alsterdorfer Sporthalle[2] (originally known as the Sporthalle Hamburg) is an indoor arena in Hamburg, Germany. The arena holds up to 7,000 people with 4,200 seats. It opened in 1968 and is located in the city's quarter of Winterhude.

Alsterdorfer Sporthalle
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Exterior of venue (c.2006)
Former namesSporthalle Hamburg (1968-84)
AddressKrochmannstraße 55
LocationAlsterdorf, Hamburg, Germany
Coordinates53°36′10″N 10°00′07″E / 53.60278°N 10.00194°E / 53.60278; 10.00194Coordinates: 53°36′10″N 10°00′07″E / 53.60278°N 10.00194°E / 53.60278; 10.00194
Public transitU 1 Lattenkamp (Sporthalle)
OwnerFree and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Seating typehard seats
Capacity7,000
ScoreboardYes
Construction
Opened1968
ArchitectHerbert Schmedje[1]
Tenants
HSV Hamburg
Website
hamburg-sporthalle.de
Inside of the Sporthalle (2014)

It hosts mainly indoor sporting events (HSV Handball), pop & rock concerts and trade shows. The 1978 World Fencing Championships were held here. In July 2010, all matches of the FIBA Under-17 World Championship 2010 were played in this hall. In 11 May 2001, Irish vocal pop band Westlife held a concert for their Where Dreams Come True Tour supporting their album Coast to Coast. From 2012 until 2014 it also played host to the annual PDC World Cup of Darts.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, heinze.de, Retrieved 18 November 2015
  2. ^ "Alsterdorfer Sporthalle: Auf ein letztes Tänzchen mit Bosse" [Alsterdorfer Sporthalle: On a last dance with bosses]. Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). M. DuMont Schauberg. 10 December 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2017.

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