Bilbao Arena is an indoor arena in the neighbourhood of Miribilla in Bilbao, Spain.[3] The central hall can hold up to 10,014 people for basketball games.[4][5] The central hall is also used for concerts and other kinds of shows. The facilities also include swimming pools and gymnasiums for the use of the local residents.

Bilbao Arena
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LocationBilbao, Biscay, Spain
Coordinates43°15′08.00″N 2°55′33″W / 43.2522222°N 2.92583°W / 43.2522222; -2.92583Coordinates: 43°15′08.00″N 2°55′33″W / 43.2522222°N 2.92583°W / 43.2522222; -2.92583
OperatorBilbao City Council
CapacityBasketball: 10,014[1][2]
Construction
OpenedSeptember 2010
Construction cost 38 million
ArchitectACXT-Idom
Tenants
Bilbao Basket (2010–present)

HistoryEdit

Since it opened in September 2010, it is the home arena of the Bilbao Basket club of the Spanish League. The 2011 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship was contested at the venue.

AttendancesEdit

This is a list of league and European competition games attendances of Bilbao Basket at Bilbao Arena.

Domestic competition[a] European competitions
Season Total High Low Average Season Total High Low Average
2010–11 ACB 165,235 8,793 7,014 7,868 2010–11 Did not enter any European competition
2011–12 ACB 156,016 10,014 8,039 8,668 2011–12 EL 88,686 10,014 7,436 8,869
2012–13 ACB 170,562 10,014 6,917 9,476 2012–13 EC 62,429 10,006 6,098 7,804
2013–14 ACB 154,650 10,000 7,610 9,097 2013–14 EC 44,429 8,431 4,583 5,554
2014–15 ACB 168,243 10,014 7,314 8,855 2014–15 Did not enter any European competition
2015–16 ACB 154,076 10,004 7,704 9,063 2015–16 EC 38,363 5,780 4,070 4,795
2016–17 ACB 139,322 9,833 7,792 8,708 2016–17 EC 21,658 6,438 4,132 5,415
2017–18 ACB 148,786 9,842 7,803 8,752 2017–18 EC 20,319 4,375 3,711 4,064
2018–19 Oro[b] 132,771 9,644 5,027 6,639 2018–19 Did not enter any European competition
  1. ^ Including playoff games
  2. ^ Not included Final Four matches, as Bilbao Arena was considered as neutral venue for that event.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sports.Opera.com Capacity: 10014.
  2. ^ ScoresWay.com Capacity: 10014.
  3. ^ Deia.com - El Bilbao Arena se engalana para los grandes eventos (in Spanish).
  4. ^ Sports.Opera.com Capacity: 10014.
  5. ^ "ScoresWay.com Capacity: 10014". Archived from the original on 2014-05-09. Retrieved 2013-03-18.

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