Sibur Arena (Russian: Сибур Арена) is a multi-purpose indoor sporting arena that is located in the Petrogradsky District, Saint Petersburg, Russia. The arena can be used for basketball, volleyball, handball, futsal, tennis, and entertainment events. The seating capacity of the arena is 7,120.[1] The arena also has 13 VIP boxes, which can accommodate a total of up to 390 fans.[2]

The Sports Complex Sibur Arena
LocationPetrogradsky District, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Coordinates59°58′17″N 30°13′36″E / 59.9715°N 30.2267°E / 59.9715; 30.2267Coordinates: 59°58′17″N 30°13′36″E / 59.9715°N 30.2267°E / 59.9715; 30.2267
CapacityBasketball: 7,120
SurfaceParquet
Construction
Broke groundJune 2010
OpenedSeptember 11, 2013
Construction costrubles 1.3 billion (2013)
Euro 17,3 million
Tenants
BC Spartak Saint Petersburg
(2013–Present)
BC Zenit Saint Petersburg
(2014–2016)
St. Petersburg Open
(2015–present)
St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy
(2017–present)
VC Zenit Saint Petersburg
(2017–Present)
Website
Sibur Arena Website

HistoryEdit

Construction on Sibur Arena began in June 2010,[3] and the arena was officially opened on September 11, 2013.[4] The Russian basketball club BC Spartak Saint Petersburg, used the arena as its home arena,[5] while it was playing in the VTB United League and the 2nd-tier level EuroCup during the 2013–14 season. The Russian basketball club BC Zenit Saint Petersburg, moved into the arena to use it as its home arena for both VTB United League and EuroCup games, for the 2014–15 season.

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