Máté Kocsis, head of the Hungarian Handball Federation, said that the sports hall would be suitable for competitions in 26 branches of sport. In addition to the forthcoming European championship, it will be the venue of the women’s handball European championship in 2024 and the women’s handball world championship three years later.
As for the forthcoming men’s handball European championships, the facility will be the venue of the group B round-robin tournament with Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal and Island participating.
The semi-finals and the final will also be held here.
The Budapest Handball Arena occupies a total area of over 50,000sqm and has 20,022 seats for spectators.