Busan Asiad Main Stadium

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Asiad Main Stadium
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Location 1459, Geoje-dong, Yeonje-gu, Busan, South Korea
Capacity 53,769
Construction
Opened July 2001
Construction cost 226.9 billion won
Tenants
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[edit]

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  Paraguay 2–2  South Africa Group B
4 June 2002  South Korea 2–0  Poland Group D
6 June 2002  France 0–0  Uruguay Group A

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Preceded by
Rajmangala Stadium
Bangkok
Asian Games Football tournament
Final Venue

2002
Succeeded by
Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium
Doha

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