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Sala Sporturilor Dumitru Popescu Colibași

Dumitru Popescu Colibași Sports Hall is an indoor arena located in Brașov, Romania, with a total capacity of 1,700 seats.[1][2] It is primarily used by the women's handball team Corona Brașov.[3][4] It also hosts cultural events, such as concerts.[5]

Dumitru Popescu Colibași Sports Hall
Sala Sporturilor, Braşov, Romania, August 2013, 01.JPG
View of venue (c.2013)
Address21 Gării Boulevard
LocationBrașov, Romania
OwnerBrașov Council
Capacity1,700
Construction
Broke ground1973
Opened1975
Renovated2007, 2011–2013

HistoryEdit

2011–2013 renovationEdit

Sala Sporturilor Dumitru Popescu Colibași's €7 million second renovation took place over two years. It began in 2011, extending the outside parking capacity, as well as giving it a more modern exterior look. The construction was completed for April 2013.[6]

EventsEdit

Among the major events it hosted there is the tennis game between Romania and Belarus, in the 2005 Davis Cup World Group.[7]

In women's handball, it hosted several continental competition games played by the local team, such as the Challenge Cup final in the 2005–06 season, the Cup Winners' Cup final in the 2007–08 season, or in the EHF Cup, the semi-finals in the 2008–09 and the 2015–16 seasons.[8]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sala Sporturilor". Directia Sport Si Tineret A Municipiului Brasov. Archived from the original on 22 April 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  2. ^ "S-a inaugurat Sala Sporturilor. Prima competiţie importantă este Cupa Davis din weekend". Adevărul. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Baza Sportiva". ASC Corona Brasov. Archived from the original on 4 December 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Sala Sporturilor din Braşov a fost predată municipalităţii". Brasov.net. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  5. ^ "Sala Sporturilor Brasov". iConcert.ro. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  6. ^ S-a inaugurat Sala Sporturilor. Prima competiţie importantă este Cupa Davis din weekend
  7. ^ "Tie details - 2005 - Romania v Belarus". Davis Cup. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  8. ^ "ASC Corona 2010 Brasov". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 17 November 2013.

Coordinates: 45°39′36″N 25°37′4″E / 45.66000°N 25.61778°E / 45.66000; 25.61778