Stade Pierre De Coubertin (Paris)

Stade Pierre de Coubertin
Location Paris, France
Capacity Basketball: 4,016
Boxing: 4,836
Opened 1937
Renovated 1946, 1990
Architect CARRE & CLAVEL(Création) / DRUMMOND (Renovated 1990)
Open GDF Suez (Tennis) (1993-2014)
ATP World Tour Finals (Tennis) (1971)
French Open (Badminton)

The Stade Pierre de Coubertin (French: Pierre de Coubertin Stadium) is an indoor arena in Paris, France. It is the home venue of the Paris-Levallois Basket basketball team and the Open Gaz de France women's tennis tournament.

The Stade Pierre de Coubertin opened in 1937 for the Universal Exposition; it was rebuilt after the Second World War in 1946. Currently the arena has a capacity of 4,836 seats.

In addition to being the home of the Paris BR, the Stade Pierre de Coubertin each year hosts 2 fencing Grand Prix: Challenge International de Paris (in January) and Challenge Monal (in February); and a women's tennis tournament: Open Gaz de France (in February).

The stadium was used as a detention centre during the Paris massacre of 1961.

Coordinates: 48°50?07?N 2°15?22?E / 48.83528°N 2.25611°E / 48.83528; 2.25611

Preceded by
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
Masters Cup

Succeeded by
Palau Blaugrana

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