Niigata Athletic Stadium

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Niigata Athletic Stadium
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Full nameNiigata Athletic Stadium
Former namesHakusan Athletic Stadium (1936–1964)
LocationNiigata, Niigata, Japan
Coordinates37°54′47″N 139°02′10″E / 37.913038°N 139.036142°E / 37.913038; 139.036142Coordinates: 37°54′47″N 139°02′10″E / 37.913038°N 139.036142°E / 37.913038; 139.036142
OwnerCity of Niigata
Capacity18,671[1]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground1936
Opened1936
Renovated1964, 1993
Tenants
1998–2001 Albirex Niigata
2002–present Albirex Ladies

Niigata Athletic Stadium (新潟市陸上競技場, Niigata-shi Rikujō-kyōgijō) is a sports venue in Niigata, Japan, and was the home of the Albirex Niigata football team until they moved to the Big Swan in 2001. The stadium is an athletics stadium which has hosted major Japanese athletic events, including the 1964 National Sports Festival. Albirex Niigata Ladies also use the stadium.[2]

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