Basket-Hall Kazan

Basket-Hall Kazan (Russian: Баскет-холл Казань) is a basketball specialized indoor arena that is located in Kazan, Russia. It is primarily used for basketball, but it can also be used for volleyball and concerts. It contains two basketball halls.

Basket-Hall Kazan
Baskethall Kazan.jpg
Full nameBasket-Hall Arena Kazan
Location1 Spartakovskaya str., Kazan, Russia
Coordinates55°46′54.83″N 49°7′37.03″E / 55.7818972°N 49.1269528°E / 55.7818972; 49.1269528Coordinates: 55°46′54.83″N 49°7′37.03″E / 55.7818972°N 49.1269528°E / 55.7818972; 49.1269528
CapacityBasket-Hall Kazan 1:
7,482 (basketball)
8,000 (concerts)
Basket-Hall Kazan 2:
1,500 (basketball)
SurfaceParquet
Construction
OpenedAugust 2003
Renovated2017
Construction cost$14 million
ArchitectTatinvestgrazhdanproject
Tenants
UNICS Kazan
(2003–present)

The large main hall, called Basket-Hall 1,[1] has a seating capacity of 7,482 people for basketball and 8,000 for concerts.[2] The large main hall also includes an amphitheater section. The small hall, called Basket-Hall 2,[1] which is mainly used for training, has a seating capacity of 1,500.[3]

HistoryEdit

The arena opened in August 2003, at a construction cost of $14 million. In 2011, it hosted the 2011 European Weightlifting Championships. Basket-Hall was also a venue of the 2013 Summer Universiade. The arena has been used as the regular home arena of the Russian VTB United League basketball club UNICS Kazan. It was also previously used by the Russian volleyball club VC Zenit Kazan.

The arena was renovated in 2017.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b FIBAEurope.com Team UNICS KAZAN THE ARENA.
  2. ^ OdakGroup.com Basket Hall Sports Complex. Archived March 10, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Basket-Hall". www.unics.ru.

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Events and tenants
Preceded by
PalaLottomatica
Rome
CEV Champions League
Final Venue

2018
Succeeded by
Max-Schmeling-Halle
Berlin