Rafael A. Mangual Coliseum

The Rafael A. Mangual Coliseum (Spanish: Coliseo Rafael A. Mangual) is a sports arena in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. It was inaugurated in 1974 and was designed by Henry Klumb. The Coliseum is managed by the Physical Education Department of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez.[1]

Rafael A. Mangual Coliseum
Coliseo Rafael A. Mangual
El Mangual
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Inside the Coliseum
Full nameColiseo Rafael A. Mangual
LocationMayagüez, Puerto Rico
OwnerUniversity of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
OperatorUniversity of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
Capacity5,500
Field size51,037 sq. feet [1]
Construction
Built1974
Opened1974
ArchitectHenry Klumb[1]
Tenants
Tarzans and Janes

EventsEdit

Many sporting events are held there such as basketball, volleyball and others. Many Academic, Cultural and Business activities are held at the arena, including the University Graduation ceremonies each June,[2] concerts from the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra and University Job Fairs. The boxing events for the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games were held there.

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Coordinates: 18°12′46.85″N 67°08′37.99″W / 18.2130139°N 67.1438861°W / 18.2130139; -67.1438861