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Bağcılar Olympic Sport Hall

Bağcılar Olympic Sport Hall (Bağcılar Olimpik Spor Salonu) is a multi-purpose indoor sports complex with Olympic standards located in Bağcılar district of İstanbul, Turkey.

Its construction began in 1998 and the sport hall was inaugurated on March 20, 2001 in presence of the Belgian action films actor and former martial arts sportsman Jean Claude Van Damme. The sports complex is owned by the Metropolitan Municipality of Istanbul. The main hall of the building is suitable for sports events such as basketball, volleyball, badminton, wrestling, handball, tennis, gymnastics, weightlifting, boxing, martial arts, fencing, table tennis and indoor soccer. It offers a seating capacity for 1,300 people. Additionally, there are also 8 halls for fencing, judo, taekwondo, karate, table tennis] (2 halls), aerobics, gymnastics, weightlifting, boxing and wrestling. Its covered parking lot has a capacity of 800 cars.

International sport events hosted

Architecture

The 110 m by 80 m sports complex is a mono bloc construction built on an area of 9,000 m² with a total covered area of 46,000 m². The 6-store building is covered by a double-curved roof having the shape of a hyperbolic paraboloid made in space frame system. The appearance of the building is a rectangular form in natural stone with a dome designed as two merging thin-shell structures rising up through it.

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