Jamsil Arena

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Jamsil Arena
잠실체육관파노라마.jpg
Jamsil Arena in 2015
Coordinates 37°30′59″N 127°04′33″E / 37.516364°N 127.075958°E / 37.516364; 127.075958Coordinates: 37°30′59″N 127°04′33″E / 37.516364°N 127.075958°E / 37.516364; 127.075958
Operator City of Seoul
Capacity 13,595[1][2]
Construction
Broke ground December 1976
Opened 18 April 1979
Construction cost 5.4 billion won
Tenants
Seoul Samsung Thunders (2001–present)
Seoul SK Knights (2001–2004)
1988 Summer Olympic Games
Korean name
Hangul 잠실체육관
Hanja
Revised Romanization Jamsil Che-yukgwan
McCune–Reischauer Chamsil Ch'eyukkwan

Jamsil Arena (Hangul잠실체육관), also known as Jamsil Indoor Stadium, is an indoor sporting arena. It is part of Seoul Sports Complex, located in Seoul, South Korea. The capacity of the arena is 13,595 for basketball and was built from December 1976 to April 1979. The Seoul Samsung Thunders are the tenants.

Events[edit]

It hosted the basketball events and volleyball final of the 1988 Summer Olympics.

It has also been used to host various entertainment events, to include World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) events and concerts, by Iron Maiden, Alicia Keys, Muse, Nine Inch Nails, Incubus, and Japanese band L'Arc-en-Ciel, among others.

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