Roberto Clemente ColiseumThe FIBA Americas Championship returns to Roberto Clemente Coliseum, home of international events for over 30 years.
This coliseum was home of the 1974 FIBA World Championship and the 1980, 1993, 1999 and 2003 FIBA Americas Championships. In Baloncesto Superior Nacional (Superior Basketball League) they were the home of Cangrejeros de Santurce, Cardenales de Río Piedras and Capitalinos/Santos de San Juan. At the same time they were host of decisive playoff games in the league.
During one time it was the mecca of boxing having fights of Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Julio Cesar Chávez, Roberto Duran, Wilfredo Gómez, Wilfredo Benítez, Héctor “Macho” Camacho and Tito Trinidad. At the same time it was the home of the biggest wrestling events, expos and circus in the island.
Also artists like Antonio Aguilar, Menudo, Marco Antonio Solís, Saga, Whitesnake, Duran Duran, Mötley Crüe, Kiss, Barry White, Christina Aguilera, among others have performed.
The coliseum has the name of Roberto Clemente, member of the baseball Hall of Fame who died on december 31, 1972 in an aerial accident where he tried to bring humanitarian help to the victims of an earthquake in Nicaragua.
Location: 948 Ave. Roosevelt, Hato Rey, PR 00900
Seating Capacity: 10,000 personas
Administrator: Municipality of San Juan
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