Rouen - Kindarena
“Rouen has a beautiful arena in a region of Normandy that we know well, since it has given much to handball. The city hosts the World Championship, and has an ambition to go on to host a professional handball club.” (FFHandball President Joël Delplanque)
Address : 40 Rue de Lillebonne 76000 Rouen
Gates open: 90 min before throw-off, 1 hour for Germany-Hungary and Croatia-Saudi Arabia (13 January), Saudi Arabia-Belarus (15 January), Croatia-Belarus (16 January), Belarus-Germany and Croatia-Chile (18 January), Germany-Croatia and Belarus-Hungary (20 January).
THE PASSION FOR SPORT
No one can stay very long in Rouen without seeing its neighbourhoods come to life with a party or a cultural or artistic event. The city of a thousand steeples also attracts visitors through its rich history and heritage, but also by his drive and passion for sport.
With the inauguration of Kindarena in 2012, Rouen has finally built itself a place worthy of their passion. With its 5,000 seats and impressive acoustics, Kindarena can quickly turn into a very noisy venue, as was the case in March 2016 for the nals of the School Handball World Championship. After hosting the Championship for youngsters, Rouen and Kindarena now look forward to hosting the World Championship for adults, ready for the venue to vibrate again with the sound of the stars of global handball.