Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall

The Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall is an indoor arena in Nikaia, in Athens. It hosted the weightlifting events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.[1] The venue was officially opened on August 14, 2004, the day after the beginning of the Games. The building had a capacity of 5,100, though only 3,500 seats are publicly available for the games.[2]

HistoryEdit

After the 2004 Olympics, the facility has hosted fencing competitions,[3] but was recently turned over to the University of Piraeus, for use as an academic lecture and conference center.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. p. 425.
  2. ^ "OlympicProperties". OlympicProperties.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 7, 2013. Retrieved May 16, 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-07. Retrieved 2010-03-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Olympic News - Official Source of Olympic News". International Olympic Committee. 21 June 2019.

Coordinates: 37°58′14″N 23°38′02″E / 37.97056°N 23.63389°E / 37.97056; 23.63389