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Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid
Palacio de Deportes (Madrid) 02.jpg
Location Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°25′26″N 3°40′18.53″W / 40.42389°N 3.6718139°W / 40.42389; -3.6718139
Built 19561960
Opened 1960
Renovated 20022005
Construction cost  ? million
Architect Enrique Hermoso and Paloma Huidobro (2005)
Capacity 15,500 basketball
Tenants
EuroBasket 2007 (Basketball) (2007)
Euroleague 2007-08 (Basketball) (2007-2008)
Euroleague (Basketball)
Euroleague 2007-08 Final Four (Basketball) (2008)
Copa del Rey de Baloncesto 2005-06 (CRB) (2005-2006)

Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid (literally "Sports Palace of the Community of Madrid") is an indoor sporting arena located in the City of Madrid, Spain. Its capacity is up to 15,500 people for basketball matches.

Interior

The former building, which was built in 1960, was destroyed by a fire in 2001. Architects Enrique Hermoso and Paloma Huidobro projected a High-Tech style new arena that was built at the same place between 2002 and 2005.

The arena hosted two major international basketball events in the first decade of the 21st century. It hosted the knockout stage of EuroBasket 2007, and the following year hosted the Euroleague Final Four. It also Hosted the Final Eight and final stage of the Copa del Rey de Baloncesto 2005/2006.

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Preceded by
Sports City of Real Madrid Pavilion
Home of
Real Madrid

1987 – 1999
Succeeded by
Raimundo Saporta Pavilion
Preceded by
Pabellón Polideportivo Antonio Magariños
Home of
MMT Estudiantes

1987 – 2001
Succeeded by
Palacio Vistalegre
Preceded by
Sportovní hala
Prague
European Indoor Games
Venue

1968
Succeeded by
Palac Lodowy
Belgrade
Preceded by
Peace and Friendship Stadium
Piraeus
European Indoor Championships in Athletics
Venue

1986
Succeeded by
Stade couvert régional
Lievin
Preceded by
Coliseo El Pueblo
Cali
FIBA World Championship
Final Venue

1986
Succeeded by
Luna Park
Buenos Aires
Preceded by
Ferry-Dusika-Hallenstadion
Vienna
European Indoor Championships in Athletics
Venue

2005
Succeeded by
National Indoor Arena
Birmingham
Preceded by
Belgrade Arena
Belgrade
Eurobasket
Final Venue

2007
Succeeded by
Spodek
Katowice
Preceded by
Olympic Indoor Hall
Athens
Euroleague
Final Venue

2008
Succeeded by
O2 World
Berlin

Coordinates: 40°25′26″N 3°40′18″W / 40.42389°N 3.67167°W / 40.42389; -3.67167

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