Hayri Gür Arena

Hayri Gür Arena (Turkish: Hayri Gür Spor Salonu), a.k.a. Pelitli Arena is an indoor sporting arena and multi-purpose venue located in the suburban town of Pelitli, Trabzon Province, Turkey.[1]

Hayri Gür Arena
Full nameHayri Gür Spor Salonu
LocationPelitli, Trabzon, Turkey
Coordinates40°59′11.6″N 39°48′19.0″E
OwnerTrabzon Municipality
Capacity7,500
SurfaceWood flooring
Scoreboardyes
Construction
Built2009-2010
OpenedMay 9, 2011 (2011-05-09)
Construction costTL 23 million
US $ 14 million
EU € 8 million
Tenants
Trabzonspor Basketball (TBL)

Built between 2009 and 2010 at a cost of 23 million (approx. $ 14 million), the venue was initially designed for a seating capacity of 5,000, however, it was later extended to hold 7,500 spectators. In the beginning, it was called Pelitli Arena from the location of the venue. Later, the arena was renamed Hayri Gür to honor Trabzonspor's first coach and long-time board member, who died in 2010 at age of 98.[1][2]

The building has two training halls, rooms for health care, doping test and press. In addition, there are social and leisure facilities. The arena's parking lot can hold 456 cars.[2]

Completed in 2011, The venue is home to the basketball team of Trabzonspor Basketball. It hosted the basketball matches for boys during the 2011 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival.

Organizations

2011 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival [3]

References

  1. "Pelitli Spor Salonu" (in Turkish). Trabzon 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-05-07. Retrieved 2011-07-31.
  2. "Müsabakalar, 6'sı Yeni İnşa Edilen Toplam 11 Tesiste Gerçekleştirilecek". 61 Haber (in Turkish). Retrieved 2011-07-31.
  3. EYOF 2011 Archived 2011-10-24 at the Wayback Machine
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