New Laos National Stadium

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Lao National Stadium
Stadenat-vientiane.jpg
Location Vientiane, Laos
Coordinates 18°3′43″N 102°42′14″E / 18.06194°N 102.70389°E / 18.06194; 102.70389Coordinates: 18°3′43″N 102°42′14″E / 18.06194°N 102.70389°E / 18.06194; 102.70389
Capacity 25,000[1]
Construction
Opened 2009
Main contractors Shanghai construction group
Tenants
2009 Southeast Asian Games
Laos national football team

The Lao National Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Vientiane, Laos, that was built in 2009. It is used mostly for football matches as well as athletics events and hosted the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2009 Southeast Asian Games.[2]

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Upon completion, it replaced the previous Laos National Stadium. The Laos National Sports Complex is located about 16 km from the centre of Vientiane City and comprises a 25,000-seat main stadium, a 2,000 seating capacity indoor aquatics complex, with an outdoor warm-up pool, a tennis centre consisting of 2,000 seating capacity centre court plus six other tennis courts, two indoor stadiums each with a seating capacity of 3,000 and an indoor shooting range with 50 seats.[3]

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