Hamdan Sports Complex

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Hamdan Sports Complex
Full name Hamdan Sports Complex
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates 25°03′05″N 55°19′05″E / 25.0512548°N 55.3180397°E / 25.0512548; 55.3180397
Owner Dubai Municipality
Capacity 15,000
Broke ground May 2008
Opened 10 October 2010[1]
Construction cost AED1.1 billion[1]
USD $ 300 million
EUR € 244 million
Architect Binladin Contracting Group LLC
Project manager Binladin Contracting Group LLC
Structural engineer Binladin Contracting Group LLC
General contractor Binladin Contracting Group LLC
Main contractors Binladin Contracting Group LLC
2010 World Swimming Championships (25m)
2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship[1][2]
IPTL (2014-present)
BWF World Superseries Finals (2014-2017)[3]

The Hamdan Sports Complex is a multi-purpose sports arena in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The arena was completed in summer 2010. It hosted the 2010 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in which 153 countries participated. It also hosted the final games of the 2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship and the 2015 FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship. The stadium will host international aquatic events. It has total capacity of 15,000 spectators. Beside aquatic events, such as swimming, it will also accommodate badminton, basketball, karate, swimming, tennis, volleyball and water polo.[4][5][6]

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  1. ^ a b c "Sheikh Hamdan launches Dh1.1bn Dubai Sporurl=http://www.emirates247.com/news/government/sheikh-hamdan-launches-dh1-1bn-dubai-sports-complex-2010-10-11-1.302007". Emirates 24/7. 11 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Event Guide - City & Venues". 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men. FIBA. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  3. ^ Osborne, Paul. "Countdown on for start of Badminton World Super Series Finals in Dubai". Inside the Games. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Fina team happy with progress of sports complex". Gulf News. 10 February 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Municipality plans Dubai Sports Complex". MEED. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Dubai to build $2 billion sports complex". The Hindu. 18 December 2004. Retrieved 10 August 2014.

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Preceded by
Manchester Arena
FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)

Succeeded by
Sinan Erdem Dome
Preceded by
Žalgiris Arena
FIBA Under-17 World Championship

Succeeded by