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Halle Georges Carpentier is a multi-use indoor sporting arena that is located in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, France. The arena can be used for multiple sporting events, including: boxing, martial arts, badminton, table tennis, volleyball, handball, fencing, basketball, and gymnastics. It is part of a sports complex that also includes a gym and football, rugby, and athletics facilities. The arena is named after the French boxing legend Georges Carpentier, and it includes a statue of the boxer in the arena's lobby, by the sculptor Brennen.

The seating capacity of the arena when it is configured for basketball games is 5,009.[1]

History

The arena opened in 1960, and was then renovated in 1988. It re-opened after the 1988 renovations on December 17, 1988. The French League basketball club JSF Nanterre has used the arena to host Euroleague games. The French handball club Paris Saint-Germain has also used the arena to host EHF Champions League games.

Events

Among the events that have taken place at the arena are:

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Coordinates: 48°49′12″N 2°22′04″E / 48.82000°N 2.36778°E / 48.82000; 2.36778