Krešimir Ćosić Hall

The Krešimir Ćosić Hall (Croatian: Dvorana Krešimir Ćosić) is a multi-purpose indoor sports arena located in Zadar, Croatia. The arena is home to the KK Zadar basketball club and also hosts concerts, conventions and other sporting, business and entertainment events.

Krešimir Ćosić Hall
Dvorana Krešimir Ćosić
Dvorana 'Krešimir Ćosić' na Višnjiku, Zadar - jug.jpg
Former namesSportski centar Višnjik (2008)
LocationZadar, Croatia
Coordinates44°7′10.20″N 15°14′44.12″E / 44.1195000°N 15.2455889°E / 44.1195000; 15.2455889Coordinates: 44°7′10.20″N 15°14′44.12″E / 44.1195000°N 15.2455889°E / 44.1195000; 15.2455889
OwnerCity of Zadar
Capacity6,503 (handball, tennis, concerts)
8,500 (basketball)[1]
SurfaceHardwood
Construction
Broke ground2004
OpenedMay 2008; 14 years ago (2008-05)
Tenants
Zadar (2008–present)
Website
visnjik.hr
Statue of Krešimir Ćosić in front of the hall

From October 2008, its official name became Krešimir Ćosić Hall, named after the legendary Croatian basketball player Krešimir Ćosić.[2] Former name of the arena was Sportski centar Višnjik (English: Višnjik Sports Center). The arena's nickname is "Peka", which is a traditional Dalmatian cookware that resembles a bell-like dome. For several months during 2008, it was the largest indoor arena in Croatia, and now it is the third largest.

EventsEdit

 
Interior

The arena was used as one of the venues during the 2009 World Men's Handball Championship. Also, the Croatia Davis Cup team has played at the arena for the 2008 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs and 2016 Davis Cup World Group semifinals.The arena was also host for group matches during 2021 Women's European Volleyball Championship.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Višenamjenska dvorana Krešimira Ćosića" [Multi-purpose hall Krešimir Ćosić]. visnjik.com (in Croatian). Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  2. ^ Dvorani na Višnjiku ime Krešimira Ćosića Archived 2011-06-10 at the Wayback Machine

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