National Sports Complex, Malaysia

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Kompleks Sukan Negara
ستاديوم ناسيونل بوكيت جليل
武吉加里尔国家体育场
புகித்தேசிய ஸ்டேடியம்
'National Sports Complex
Location Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Coordinates 3°3′16.8″N 101°41′28.2″E / 3.054667°N 101.691167°E / 3.054667; 101.691167
Broke ground 1 January 1992
Built 1 January 1995
Opened (1998-09-11) 11 September 1998 (age 15)
Renovated 1 January 1996
Expanded 1 January 1998
Owner Malaysian Government

The National Sports Complex or Kompleks Sukan Negara in Malaysia is the largest sports complex in the country. It is located in Bukit Jalil, 20 km south of Kuala Lumpur. Described as the "sports complex in a park", it was the only one of its kind in the country or region when it was fully developed. It was officially inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, on 1 January 1998 ahead of the 1998 Commonwealth Games in which it staged the Games' opening ceremony.

Access[edit]

Kompleks Sukan Negara is easily accessed via Shah Alam Expressway, Puchong-Sungai Besi Highway, Maju Expressway and Kuala Lumpur-Seremban Expressway. It is also served by a rapid transit station.

Features[edit]

  • A main arch to the National Stadium with pool fountains
  • A keris, Malay dagger at the entrance of National Stadium which symbolizes the warrior spirit of sportsmanship.

List of structures and amenities[edit]

Stadiums[edit]

Parks[edit]

  • Bukit Komanwel (Commonwealth Hill)
  • Family Park
  • Bukit Jalil Golf and Country Club

Miscellaneous[edit]

Notable events[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Return Journey to Kuala Lumpur Retrieved at 8 June 2014
  2. ^ "Arsenal to undertake pre-season tour of Malaysia and China this July". London: Guardian. 24 May 2011. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 

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Coordinates: 3°03′17″N 101°41′34″E / 3.054768°N 101.692704°E / 3.054768; 101.692704