Busan Asiad Main Stadium

Asiad Main Stadium
Location 1459, Geoje-dong, Yeonje-gu, Busan, South Korea
Capacity 53,769
Opened July 2001
Construction cost 226.9 billion won
Busan IPark (K-League) (2003–present)
2002 Asian Games
2002 FIFA World Cup

Busan Asiad Stadium or Asiad Main Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Busan, South Korea, that was built for the 2002 Asian Games and was also used for matches at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. It has a capacity of 53,769. The stadium also hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2002 Asian Games and was also the site of athletics events during the Busan Asiad of 2002.

It is the home stadium for the Busan IPark of the Korea Professional Football League (K-League).

2002 FIFA World Cup

The stadium was one of the venues of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, and held the following matches:

Date Team 1 Result Team 2 Round
2 June 2002 Paraguay2–2 South AfricaGroup B
4 June 2002 South Korea2–0 PolandGroup D
6 June 2002 France0–0 UruguayGroup A


External links

Preceded by
Rajmangala Stadium
Asian Games Football tournament
Final Venue

Succeeded by
Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium

Coordinates: 35°11′24.0″N 129°03′29.6″E / 35.190000°N 129.058222°E / 35.190000; 129.058222

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 11/11/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.