Baku Sports Palace

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Baku Sports Palace (also known as Baku Sport Hall) is an indoor arena located in Baku, Azerbaijan. Originally the arena is named as Palace of Hand Games (Azerbaijani: Əl Oyunları Sarayı) until 2015. It is located near the Baku Boulevard on the Caspian Sea coast. It was built in 1974 and was renovated in 2015.[1] The palace consists of 1736 seats.[2]

Baku Sports Palace
Bakı İdman Sarayı
AddressBaku, Azerbaijan
Capacity1,736
Construction
Opened1974
Renovated2015

Various domestic and international competitions such as badminton, judo, futsal, wrestling, table tennis, taekwondo and volleyball are held in the Palace.[3]

Events hostedEdit

Competitions Date Year Type of sport
1 2004 Summer Olympic Games European Qualification Tournament 21-22 February 2004 Taekwondo
2 Golden Grand Prix International Tournament 17-19 July 2009 Wrestling
3 2015 European Games 12-22 iyun 2015 Badminton and table tennis
4 Golden Grand Prix International Tournament 27-29 November Wrestling
5 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games 12-22 May 2017

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Baku Sports Hall (BSH)". www.crystalhall.az. Retrieved 2018-05-20.
  2. ^ "Ilham Aliyev reviewed the Baku Sport Palace after major overhaul". Official web-site of President of Azerbaijan Republic. Retrieved 2018-05-20.
  3. ^ "Baku Sports Hall". www.baku2017.com. Retrieved 2018-05-20.