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is an indoor sports arena, located in Essen
- Origin of the name :In German-speaking countries, the name of the city Essen often causes confusion as to its origins, because it is commonly known as the German infinitive of the verb for the act of eating, and/or the German noun for food. Although scholars still dispute the interpretation of...
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...
. Opened in 1958, the seating capacity
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of the arena is 5,309 people, for sporting events and 7,800, for concerts.
It is currently home to the TUSEM Essen
TUSEM Essen is a team handball club from Essen, Germany. Currently, TUSEM Essen competes in the Handball-Bundesliga. In 2008, Georg Weiner, a German businessman was sentenced to 4 years in jail for fraud. He promised to save the professional team handball club TUSEM Essen from financial...
Handball is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each pass a ball to throw it into the goal of the other team...
The arena hosted the latter stages of EuroBasket 1971
-Venues:-Final rankings:# # # # # # # # # # # # -Group A - Essen:-Group B - Böblingen:-Places 9 - 12 in Essen:-Places 5 - 8 in Essen:-Places 1 - 4 in Essen:-Finals - all games in Essen:-Team rosters:...
including the final in which the Soviet Union
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The Yugoslavian national basketball team represented the Kingdom and socialist Yugoslavia. Its of governing body was the Basketball Federation of Yugoslavia, whose seat was in Belgrade....