Jakabaring Sport City

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Jakabaring Aquatic Center in Jakabaring Sport City complex.
Indonesian athletes marching during 2011 Southeast Asian Games opening ceremony.

Jakabaring Sport City also known as Jakabaring Sport Complex (Indonesian: Kompleks Olahraga Jakabaring) is a sport facility complex in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The complex is located 5 kilometers southeast from Palembang city center, across Musi river through Ampera Bridge in Jakabaring, Seberang Ulu I area. It was the main venue of 2011 Southeast Asian Games. Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium, one of the largest stadium in Indonesia, is located within this complex.

Sport complex[edit]

the pool in Jakabaring Aquatic Center.

Initially the sport complex was built to host 2004 Pekan Olahraga Nasional, an Indonesian national multi-event sport with athletes from 33 Indonesian provinces participated. At that time the complex only consist of Main Stadium and two indoor sport halls Gelora Olahraga (GOR) Dempo and Gelora Olahraga Ranau. Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium also served as host for 2007 AFC Asian Cup. The complex was extensively expanded to host 2011 Southeast Asian Games. Today the complex consist of:

  1. Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium
  2. Dempo sport hall
  3. Ranau sport hall
  4. Athletic stadium
  5. Jakabaring Aquatic Center
  6. Baseball and Softball field
  7. Shooting range
  8. Athlete lodging
  9. Artificial lake for outdoor water sports (rowing, water ski, dragon boat)
  10. Golf course