Akita Prefectural Gymnasium

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Akita Prefectural Gymnasium
秋田県立体育館
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Akita Prefectural Gymnasium
Akita Prefectural Gymnasium is located in Akita Prefecture
Akita Prefectural Gymnasium
Akita Prefectural Gymnasium
Location within Akita Prefecture
Akita Prefectural Gymnasium is located in Japan
Akita Prefectural Gymnasium
Akita Prefectural Gymnasium
Akita Prefectural Gymnasium (Japan)
LocationAkita, Japan
Coordinates39°43′10″N 140°5′37.9″E / 39.71944°N 140.093861°E / 39.71944; 140.093861Coordinates: 39°43′10″N 140°5′37.9″E / 39.71944°N 140.093861°E / 39.71944; 140.093861
Capacity6,000
SurfaceHardwood
Construction
Built1968
Renovated2012 Flooring and seatings[1]
ArchitectYoshio Kobayashi and Masatoshi Soh
Tenants
Akita Isuzu Motors (1968-1987)
Akita Northern Happinets (2010-16)
Website
www.akisouko.com/ken_tai/index.html
Main Arena
Satellite view

Akita Prefectural Gymnasium (秋田県立体育館, Akita Kenritsu Taiikukan) is a stadium in Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan.

The gymnasium was built in 1968. Yoshio Kobayashi and Masatoshi Soh were the architects. Masao Sitoh and Arata Ono were the structural engineers. It is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of the Akita Station.[2]

The gymnasium has two separate facilities. The "large gymnasium" has a floor area of 1736 sq.meters, and a capacity of 6000 spectators. It can be divided into two basketball, two volleyball, two tennis, 10 badminton or 20 table tennis competitions, or can be used for gymnastics, wrestler, boxing, fencing or other activities. The "small gymnasium" has a floor area of 463.1 sq.meters, and can be used for one volleyball, two badminton, two tennis, or other events.

Akita Prefectural Gymnasium hosted the 1979 World Boxing Association World Junior middleweight title match between Masashi Kudo of Japan against Ayub Kalule of Uganda on 25 October 1979.

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Access[edit]

Chuo Kotsu bus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Akita Prefectural Gymnasium (28 September 2012). "県立体育館 フロア(床)改修工事が終了しました!!". Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  2. ^ "The detail of "Akita Prefectural Gymnasium":" University of Fukui, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering. Retrieved on 28 September 2012.

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