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The Mersin Arena, is a multi-purpose stadium in Mersin, Turkey. Completed in 2013, it was the new home ground for Mersin İdman Yurdu, replacing the old Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium. It hosted the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2013 Mediterranean Games.[2] The all-seater stadium has the capacity to host 25,534[3] spectators during football games.[4]

Mersin Arena
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Former namesMersin Olympic Stadium
LocationYenişehir, Mersin, Turkey
Executive suites24
Capacity25,497[1]
Construction
Broke ground1 February 2012
Opened20 June 2013 (Mediterranean Games)
23 March 2014 (Mersin Idman Yurdu)
Construction cost100 Million Euro
Tenants
Mersin İdman Yurdu (2014–2019)
2013 Mediterranean Games

Facts[5]Edit

CapacityEdit

  • Normal seats: 20,667
  • VIP seats: 3,773
  • Protocol: 180
  • Suites: 914
  • TOTAL: 25,534

ConstructionEdit

  • Total concrete used during stadium construction: 55,000 m2[clarification needed]
  • Suit area: 4,812 m2
  • Stairways: 34
  • Lifts: 17
  • Car Parking: 1.295
  • Bus Parking 46

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-19. Retrieved 2013-08-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://spor33.com/haber-21500-Mersin-Stadi-Uzunlara-emanet-.html
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-26. Retrieved 2012-04-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-02. Retrieved 2012-05-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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