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The Arena Leipzig is a multipurpose indoor arena located in Leipzig, Germany. The capacity of the arena is 8,000 people for sporting events and up to 12,200 for shows and concerts. It is part of the Sportforum Leipzig, which also contains the Red Bull Arena (Leipzig) and the Sportmuseum Leipzig.

Leipzig Arena
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LocationLeipzig, Saxony
 Germany
OwnerCity of Leipzig
Capacity12,000
Construction
Broke ground2000
Built2002
Opened11 May 2002
Construction cost 41,4 million[1]
Architect'asp' architekten Stuttgart
Tenants
Handball Club Leipzig (2002–)

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StructureEdit

The main hall has retractable stands and has depending on its configuration a size from 2,400 to 4,656 square meters. The height of the hall is between 12 and 20 meters. A 200-meter track can be retracted for concerts and shows.[2]

SportsEdit

It is currently the home venue of HC Leipzig, a German handball team.

It hosted the 2015 Men's and Women's Indoor Hockey World Cup, and 2017 World Fencing Championships.

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Coordinates: 51°20′34″N 12°21′19″E / 51.34278°N 12.35528°E / 51.34278; 12.35528