SC Višnjik - Krešimir Ćosić Hall

SC Višnjik - Krešimir Ćosić Hall

The sports hall is named after Krešimir Ćosić, the best Croatian basketball player of all time.
It was built on the site of the former barracks as part of a large sports center, primarily intended for the city basketball club, but also for other indoor sports and numerous sports, cultural and entertainment events. The project of the multipurpose city sports hall was made, according to the invitation to tender, by prof. dr. sc. Marijan Hržić from the company Arhitektonski atelier Hržić, projektiranje i građenje d.o.o. from Zagreb.
The main purpose of the hall is to hold basketball matches, and its multifunctionality enables the holding of other sports activities and music events, fairs, gatherings and other activities that are necessary for a modern city.
The hall has a regular, circular layout with a diameter of 135.12 m. The usable area is approximately 14,300 m2 on the first level and approximately 5,200 m2 in the stands of the auditorium.
The main hall and four polyvalent auxiliary halls with their own auxiliary drive (locker rooms for players and referees) have been designed for sporting events, which are used for training or auxiliary competitions during basketball competitions, but also for other sports (volleyball, five-a-side football, handball, badminton). , rhythmic gymnastics, basketball, sports recreation…). They are also used for various public events, such as congresses, fairs, seminars, concerts and the like.
In the main hall the total capacity is 8500 seats. VIP and PRESS stands have another 264 seats, and the front stands, called "family VIP", which are behind the baskets in basketball games, have 408 seats each.

Zadar, the European City of Sports

The city of Zadar is the European City of Sports in 2021!

Zadar won the title in June 2020 in front of the commission of ACES Europe, an association of sports cities in Europe based in Brussels that promotes EU programs focused on sports and physical activity which awards the title.

The city of Zadar is carrying out all sports activities in 2021 through the promotion of the title of European City of Sports!