Niigata City Athletic Stadium

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Niigata City Athletic Stadium
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Full name Niigata City Athletic Stadium
Former names Hakusan Athletic Stadium (1936–1964)
Location Niigata, Niigata, Japan
Coordinates 37°54′47″N 139°02′10″E / 37.913038°N 139.036142°E / 37.913038; 139.036142Coordinates: 37°54′47″N 139°02′10″E / 37.913038°N 139.036142°E / 37.913038; 139.036142
Owner City of Niigata
Capacity 18,671[1]
Surface Grass
Tenants
1998–2001 Albirex Niigata
2002–present Albirex Ladies
Construction
Broke ground 1936
Opened 1936
Renovated 1964, 1993

Niigata City Athletic Stadium (新潟市陸上競技場 Niigata-shi Rikujō-kyōgijō?) is a sports venue in Niigata, Japan, and was the home of the Albirex Niigata football team until they moved to the Big Swan in 2001. The stadium is an athletics stadium which has hosted major Japanese athletic events, including the 1964 National Sports Festival. Albirex Ladies also use the stadium.[2]

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