1 rue du docteur Tenine, 92160 Antony, France #79

Open-air single walled fronton


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Address (approximate):
  • 1 rue du docteur Tenine, 92160 Antony, France

Coordinates GPS (latitude, longitude):
  • decimal notation: 48.764268, 2.310011
  • sexagesimal notation: 48° 45' 51.3648", 2° 18' 36.0396"

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US Metro Pelote Basque

Le club de l'US Metro se situe dans la banlieue sud de Paris, à Antony

Le club est équipé d'un fronton extérieur et d'un petit mur à gauche d'une longueur de 20 mètres.

Plusieurs manifestations sportives et extra-sportives ont lieu durant toute l'année: tournoi interne, tournoi inter-club par équipe, tournoi tête à tête, challenge Lichau en fronton, fête de l'USM...


Stephane Novi Ce fronton va être démoli fin 2012 ! Un nouveau va sortir de terre bientôt !Je vous tiens au courant !
Stephane Novi Le projet d'un nouveau fronton ne verra pas le jour. A la place disposé non loin de là, un trinquet est sorti de terre. Voilà pour les news !

📚 The Basque pelota (Euskal pilota) includes several ball games derivated from the Jeu de Paume. In most specialties, the game consists of sending, volley or after a rebound, the ball against a main wall, named fronton, so that it falls on the playground named cancha. The point continues until a team commits a foul (falta) or fails to raise the ball before the second rebound.

🤓 A fronton is a wall against which one plays Basque pelota. It is an architectural element present in almost all the towns and villages of the French Basque Country and, to a lesser extent, in the neighboring regions.
The open-air single walled fronton is a generally uncovered ground composed of a wall, or two (one at each end). There are frontons of all sizes (10 to 16 meters wide and 6 to 10 meters high), some are even covered.
In Basque, this place is called "plaza".

🌎 A large number of Basques (commonly referred to as "Basque diaspora") have left the Basque Country to emigrate mainly to South America and the United States.
It is sometimes called the "eighth province" of the Basque Country, which counts seven (Labourd, Soule, Lower Navarre, Navarre, Biscay, Álava and Gipuzkoa).
The diaspora actively promotes its identity through its traditional activities, such as dance, gastronomy, Basque games and, of course, Basque pelota.

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Added on August 21 2011
Last modified on February 15 2013

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Euskadi - Coussin/Pillow

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