Makomanai Open Stadium

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Makomanai Sekisui Heim Stadium
Makomanai Open Stadium.jpg
Makomanai Open Stadium in 2007
Former names Makomanai Open Stadium (1971–2007)
Location Sapporo, Japan
Coordinates 42°59′47″N 141°20′35″E / 42.99639°N 141.34306°E / 42.99639; 141.34306Coordinates: 42°59′47″N 141°20′35″E / 42.99639°N 141.34306°E / 42.99639; 141.34306
Operator Hokkaido Sports Association
Capacity 17,324
Broke ground 1970
Opened February 1971

The Makomanai Sekisui Heim Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Sapporo, Japan. During the 1972 Winter Olympics, it hosted the opening and closing ceremonies and the speed skating events.[1] Located inside the Makomanai Park, the stadium holds 17,324 people.

Currently the stadium holds the speed skating Winter Annual National Competition, and until 2011 the Toyota Big Air snowboarding contest.

During summer it is used as tennis courts (up to 8 at the same time) or futsal fields (up to 2 at the same time).



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