Stade Pierre De Coubertin (Paris)
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Stade Pierre De Coubertin Paris

Stade Pierre de Coubertin
LocationParis, France
CapacityBasketball: 4,016
Boxing: 4,836
Renovated1946, 1990
ArchitectCarre & Clavel
Didier Drummond (1990 renovation)[1]
Open GDF Suez (Tennis) (1993-2014)
ATP World Tour Finals (Tennis) (1971)
French Open (Badminton)
Paris Saint-Germain Handball

The Stade Pierre de Coubertin (French for Pierre de Coubertin Stadium) is an indoor arena in Paris, France. It is the home venue of the Paris Saint-Germain Handball team. Currently the arena has a capacity of 4,000 seats.

Stade Pierre de Coubertin was opened in 1937 for the Universal Exposition and was rebuilt after bombing during the Second World War.[2] The stadium was used as a detention centre during the Paris massacre of 1961.[3] In 1990, it underwent a renovation which includes a new façade, expansion of seating capacity, and addition of various service areas.[1]

In addition to being the home of the former basketball team Paris BR, the Stade Pierre de Coubertin each year hosts various sports events such as two fencing Grand Prix: Challenge International de Paris (in January) and Challenge Monal (in February), Open Gaz de France women's tennis tournament, and Internationaux France Badminton.[] It is selected as the venue for table tennis competitions at 2024 Summer Olympics.[]


  1. ^ a b "STADE PIERRE-DE-COUBERTIN". Paris 2024. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Stade Pierre de Coubertin". Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Le 17 octobre 1961 à Paris : une démonstration algérienne, un massacre colonial". Musée National de l'histoire de l'immigration. Retrieved 2019.

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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