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The Yüreğir Serinevler Arena (Turkish: Yüreğir Serinevler Spor Salonu) is a multi-sport indoor arena located at the Serinevler neighbourhood, in the Yüreğir district of the city of Adana. It has a seating capacity of 2,500.[1][2]

Yüreğir Serinevler Arena
Yüreğir Serinevler Spor Salonu
Serinevler Arena.JPG
LocationSerinevler, Yüreğir, Adana
Coordinates37°00′13″N 35°21′30″E / 37.00361°N 35.35833°E / 37.00361; 35.35833Coordinates: 37°00′13″N 35°21′30″E / 37.00361°N 35.35833°E / 37.00361; 35.35833
OwnerAdana Youth and Sports Directorate
CapacityBasketball: 2,500
Opened2003
Tenants
  • Şakirpaşa HEM
  • Adana Martı Engelliler Wheelchair Basketball
  • Adana Engelliler Wheelchair Basketball

It hosts national and international sports events such as basketball, volleyball, handball and wrestling. The facility contains two wall mounted scoreboards, two locker rooms, a press room, a cafeteria and VIP lounge.

The wheelchair basketball teams of Adana Martı Engelliler Sports Club and Adana Engelliler Sports Club play their Turkish League home matches in the sports hall. Women's volleyball team of Şakirpaşa HEM plays some of their games here.

Major eventsEdit

The finals of the 2007 IWBF European Wheelchair Basketball Championship were played in the venue.[3] The 2008 IWBF European Wheelchair Basketball U22 Championship was held at the Yüreğir Serinevler Arena.[4][5] In 2009, the IWBF European Championship competitions were played in the arena. On June 12, 2013, Turkey national handball team play their home match against the Norwegian team in the Group 3 of 2014 European Men's Handball Championship qualification.[6] During the 2013 Mediterranean Games, the venue hosted women's handball competitions between 22-29 June.[1] From September 7 to 14, the 2013 IWBF Men's U23 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship will be held in the arena.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Yüreğir Serinevler Spor Salonu" (in Turkish). Mersin 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  2. ^ Fibaeurope.com - Serinevler Sports Hall.
  3. ^ "Tekerlekli Sandalye Basketbol Avrupa Şampiyonası Finalleri Yarın Başlıyor". Haberler (in Turkish). 2007-04-26. Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  4. ^ "Tekerlekli Sandalya Basketbol Avrupa Şampiyonası'nda Çeyrek Final Heyecanı" (in Turkish). TBF. 2008-07-08. Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  5. ^ "Spor Müsabakası" (in Turkish). Adana Park. Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  6. ^ "Adana'da Milli Maç Heyecanı". Haber Mrt (in Turkish). 2013-05-24. Retrieved 2013-05-31.
  7. ^ "Date Change – U23 Men's World Championships". Adana 23. 2013-06-19. Retrieved 2013-07-04.