Kumagaya Athletic Stadium

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Kumagaya Athletic Stadium
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Location 300 Kamigawakami,[1] Kumagaya, Saitama, Japan
Owner Saitama Prefecture
Capacity 15,392
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground 1996
Opened 2003

Kumagaya Athletic Stadium (熊谷陸上競技場) is a multi-use stadium in Kumagaya, Saitama, Japan. The stadium is part of a larger sports complex which includes a smaller athletics stadium, a rugby stadium and a large Arena. The complex is located in the Kumagaya Park.

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The Athletic Stadium itself includes a 9-lane athletic track and is one of the main tracks of the Japan Association of Athletics Federations, hosting athletics events through the year. The stadium is also the alternative stadium of the football team Omiya Ardija which plays some matches there. Some pre-season and Emperor's Cup matches are also played at the stadium.

The stadium will also host matches during the 2019 Rugby World Cup which will be the first Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia.[2]

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Coordinates: 36°09′50″N 139°24′40″E / 36.164°N 139.411002°E / 36.164; 139.411002