Jangchung Gymnasium

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Jangchung Gymnasium
Jang Chung.jpg
Jangchung Gymnasium in 2015
Former names Army Gymnasium (1955)
Location Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Coordinates 37°33′29″N 127°0′24″E / 37.55806°N 127.00667°E / 37.55806; 127.00667Coordinates: 37°33′29″N 127°0′24″E / 37.55806°N 127.00667°E / 37.55806; 127.00667
Operator City of Seoul (1963–2007)
Dongwon Enterprise
Seoul Metropolitan Facilities Management Corporation (2015–present)
Capacity 4,618[1]
Field size 11,399 square metres (122,700 sq ft)[1]
Built 1959–1963
Opened 1 February 1963
Renovated 1988, 2012–2014[1]
Expanded 1973, 1988
Architect Kim Jung-soo
Seoul Woori Card Wibee
(2009–2013, 2015–present)
GS Caltex Seoul KIXX (2009–present)
1988 Summer Olympics

The Jangchung Gymnasium (Hangul장충체육관) is an indoor sporting arena located in Jung District, Seoul, South Korea. At first, it was an army gymnasium, built on 23 June 1955.

Jangchung Gymnasium before remodeling

It was later fully reconstructed and opened on 1 February 1963. After the 2012–2014 renovation, the capacity of the arena is 4,618.[1] It hosted judo and taekwondo (demonstration) events at the 1988 Summer Olympics.


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