Başkent Volleyball Hall

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Başkent Volleyball Hall
Başkent Voleybol Salonu 3.JPG
Full name Başkent Voleybol Salonu
Location Beşevler, Yenimahalle, Ankara, Turkey
Coordinates 39°56′09″N 32°49′14″E / 39.93590°N 32.82054°E / 39.93590; 32.82054Coordinates: 39°56′09″N 32°49′14″E / 39.93590°N 32.82054°E / 39.93590; 32.82054
Owner Turkish Volleyball Federation (TVF)
Capacity 7,600
Record attendance 8,000 (Turkey-Poland, 6 May 2012)[1]
Surface Wood flooring
Scoreboard yes
Construction
Broke ground 8 April 2009 (2009-04-08)
Built 2009-2010
Opened 6 February 2010 (2010-02-06)
Tenants

Başkent Volleyball Hall, (Turkish: Başkent Voleybol Salonu) is an indoor volleyball venue within the TVF Sports Complex located at Beşevler neighborhood of Yenimahalle district in Ankara, Turkey. Opened in 2010, the venue has a seating capacity of 7,600 spectators.[2]

The sports complex was commissioned by the Turkish Volleyball Federation and its construction began on 8 April 2009 with groundbreaking. The hall was opened on 6 February 2010 and named after "capital city" (Turkish: Başkent).[2]

In addition to the Başkent Volleyball Hall, there are one training hall with 850-seat capacity, named Beşevler Volleyball Hall, two indoor beach volleyball courts with underfloor heating, various service facilities for sports and administration as well as a hall of fame.[2]

As of July 2016 the facility has been exposed by Amnesty International as a government detention centre and torture facility for almost 10,000 soldiers involved in the failed coup d'état that was attempted by an as yet undisclosed secular anti-ISIS movement.[3] where soldiers are being raped, beaten, and deprived of food and water with an as yet unknown death toll.

International events hosted[edit]

2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ CEV web site match details
  2. ^ a b c "TVF kampüsünün spor kompleksi açılıyor". Ajans Spor (in Turkish). 2010-01-19. Retrieved 2011-08-21. 
  3. ^ "Turkey coup: Soldiers 'beaten, raped, starved'". news.com.au. 2016-07-25. Retrieved 2017-07-26. 
  4. ^ "Cities/Venues-Başkent Volleyball Hall". FIVB. Retrieved 2011-08-21. 
  5. ^ "Genç Sultanlar sahnede". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2015-08-12. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
Events and tenants
Preceded by
Blinov SCC
Russia Omsk
CEV Champions League
Final Venue

2014
Succeeded by
Max-Schmeling-Halle
Germany Berlin