Dimitris Tofalos Arena

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Dimitris Tofalos Arena (alternate spelling: Dimitrios Tofalos Arena) is an indoor sports arena that is located in Proastio, Patras, Greece. The arena is named after the great Greek wrestling champion of the early 20th century, and gold medalist at the 1906 Intercalated Games, Dimitrios Tofalos. It is also known by its original official name, which is PEAK, which stands for Pampeloponnisiako Ethniko Athlitiko Kentro Patron (Greek: ΠΕΑΚ Παμπελοποννησιακό Εθνικό Αθλητικό Κέντρο), which means Pampeloponnisiako National Sports Center Patras.

Dimitris Tofalos Arena
PEAK Patras Dimitris Tofalos Arena
Dimitris Tofalos Indoor Hall
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The interior of Dimitris Tofalos Arena.
Full name
Pampeloponnisiako National Athletic Center Dimitris Tofalos Arena
LocationProastio, Patras, Greece
Coordinates38°17′1″N 21°46′25″E / 38.28361°N 21.77361°E / 38.28361; 21.77361
OperatorGeneral Secretariat of Sports
CapacityBasketball: 4,200 (permanent upper-tier seats)
5,500 (with retractable lower-tier seats)
SurfaceParquet
Construction
Opened1995
Renovated2016, 2017, 2018
Tenants
Promitheas Patras
Greek national team
(2019 FIBA World Cup qualification
2nd Round Game vs. Germany) and (EuroBasket 2022 qualification vs. Bulgaria)

The arena has a seating capacity for basketball games of 4,200 people.

HistoryEdit

 
The exterior of Dimitris Tofalos Arena.
 
The interior of Dimitris Tofalos Arena.

Dimitris Tofalos Arena opened in 1995. The arena was renovated in the years 2016,[1] 2017, and 2018.

Events hostedEdit

Clubs hostedEdit

The following clubs have used Dimitris Tofalos Arena as their home arena at one time or another:

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