Meiji Jingu Gaien Stadium

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Meiji Jingu Gaien Stadium
Meiji Jingu Gaien Stadium
Full name Meiji Jingu Gaien Stadium
Former names Kinnick Stadium
Location Tokyo, Japan
Broke ground March 1, 1922
Built January 1, 1924
Closed December 31, 1956
Demolished December 31, 1956
Owner Meiji Shrine
Operator Meiji Shrine
Capacity 65,000
Tenants
1930 Far Eastern Games

Meiji Jingu Gaien Stadium, was a multi-use stadium in Tokyo, Japan. It was as the main venue for the 1930 Far Eastern Games. It was demolished to make room for Tokyo Olympic Stadium in 1956. The stadium held 65,000 spectators.

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Preceded by
Tokyo Koto-shihan ground
Tokyo
Emperor's Cup
Final Venue

1924–1929
Succeeded by
Koshien Stadium
Nishinomiya
Preceded by
Koshien Stadium
Nishinomiya
Emperor's Cup
Final Venue

1931
Succeeded by
Koshien Stadium
Nishinomiya
Preceded by
Koshien Stadium
Nishinomiya
Emperor's Cup
Final Venue

1933–1935
Succeeded by
Toyama Army ground
Tokyo
Preceded by
Toyama Army ground
Tokyo
Emperor's Cup
Final Venue

1937–1940
Succeeded by
Univ. of Tokyo Stadium
Tokyo

Coordinates: 35°40′41″N 139°42′53″E / 35.67806°N 139.71472°E / 35.67806; 139.71472