The Ankara Arena (Turkish: Ankara Spor Salonu), is an indoor sporting arena that is located in Ankara, Turkey that opened in April 2010. The seating capacity of the arena is 10,400 spectators. Built for the 2010 FIBA World Championship, the new venue replaced the nearby Ankara Atatürk Sport Hall as the home of Turkish Basketball League clubs, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Türk Telekom Basketbol and Optimum TED Ankara Kolejliler.
Ankara Spor Salonu
|Owner||Ankara Metropolitan Municipality|
|Broke ground||June 17, 2009|
|Opened||April 23, 2010|
|Construction cost||TRY 47.1 million|
(approx. € 20 million)
|Architect||Yazgan Tasarım Mimarlık|
|Main contractors||Türkerler İnşaat|
|Hacettepe Üniversitesi (TBL) |
Türk Telekom Basketbol (TBL)
Optimum TED Ankara Kolejliler (TBL)
Matches of the 2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women were played at the arena between June 25-July 1.
- 2015 FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 World Championship 12–19 August 2015
Tarkan performed at the arena on November 6, 2010.
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