Servet Tazegül Arena

The Servet Tazegül Arena (Turkish: Servet Tazegül Spor Salonu) is a multi-purpose indoor arena located at Yenişehir district of Mersin, Turkey, named in honor of the Olympic, world and European champion taekwondo practitioner Servet Tazegül (born 1988).[1][2]

Servet Tazegül Arena
Servet Tazegül Spor Salonu
Sportshall in Mersin, Turkey.JPG
LocationYenişehir, Mersin, Turkey
Coordinates36°47′18″N 34°33′01″E / 36.78833°N 34.55028°E / 36.78833; 34.55028Coordinates: 36°47′18″N 34°33′01″E / 36.78833°N 34.55028°E / 36.78833; 34.55028
Capacity7,500
Construction
Broke groundJanuary 20, 2012
Opened2013; 7 years ago (2013)

The construction of the building began on January 20, 2012 with the laying of foundation stone.[3] The arena is one of the eleven new-built sports venues in Mersin to host the 2013 Mediterranean Games.With its seating capacity of 7,500 , it is one of the biggest indoor arenas in Turkey.[1] It is situated to the south of Mersin Tennis Complex.

2013 Mediterranean GamesEdit

At 2013 Mediterranean Games, the arena hosted basketball event (men) between 17–25 June and volleyball semifinal and final events (women and men) between 27–30 June.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mersin, Tesisleri ile Fark Yaratacak..." (in Turkish). Mersin 2013 XVII Akdeniz Oyunları. Archived from the original on 2013-05-07. Retrieved 2013-05-14.
  2. ^ "Akdeniz Oyunları için geri sayım". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-05-14.
  3. ^ "2013 Mersin İçin 4 Büyük Tesis" (in Turkish). Mersin 2013 XVII Akdeniz Oyunları. Retrieved 2013-05-14.
  4. ^ "Servet Tazegül Spor Salonu" (in Turkish). mersin 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-10.