Milli Piyango Curling Arena

The Milli Piyango Curling Arena, is an indoor curling rink in Erzurum, Turkey. Opened in 2010, it is the country's first and only curling facility as of 2012. The arena has five curling sheets and 1,000 seating capacity.

Milli Piyango Curling Arena
Full nameMilli Piyango Körling Salonu
LocationMecidiye Mah., Erzurum, Turkey
Coordinates39.91583°N 41.28705°E / 39.91583; 41.28705
OwnerGeneral Directorate of Youth and Sports
Capacity1,000
Construction
OpenedSeptember 2010
Construction cost 9 million (approx. $ 6.3 million)
Tenants
2011 Winter Universiade
2012 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
2012 European Mixed Curling Championship
2012 European Curling Championships – Group C competitions

The arena was built for the 2011 Winter Universiade, and opened in September 2010. The construction cost was 9 million (approx. $ 6.3 million). It is situated in the Mecidiye neighborhood, in the northeastern city outskirts.[1][2][3]

Fully equipped to host international competitions, it has five curling sheets and can hold 1,000 spectators.[1][2]

Events hosted

Year Tournament Date
2011 25th Winter Universiade 27 January–6 February
2012 5th World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 23–29 April
2012 European Mixed Curling Championship 30 September–6 October
2012 European Curling Championships – Group C competitions 5–10 October
2017 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival 12–17 February

References

  1. "2012 World Mixed Doubles Championship-About the Venue". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
  2. "Erzurum Turkey to host World Mixed Doubles Championship 2012". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
  3. İpek, Turgay (2011-01-27). "Gecekondu semtinde olimpiyat heyecanı". Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 2012-10-09.


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