Rizal Memorial Sports Complex

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Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
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The National Stadium of the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
Location Manila, Philippines
Built 1934
Opened 1934
Renovated 1953, 1981, 1991, 2005, 2011, 2012

The Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, is a national sports complex of the Philippines, located on Pablo Ocampo St. (formerly Vito Cruz St.), Malate, Manila. It is named after the country's national hero, José Rizal.

Formerly the Manila Carnival Grounds, the RMSC was built in 1934 for the Far Eastern Championship Games, a precursor to the Asian Games. It was destroyed during World War II, and reconstructed in 1953 for use in the 1954 Asian Games.

The complex was renovated in 2011. The National Stadium, the centerpiece of the sports complex, has a maximum seating capacity of 30,000. The complex also houses the administrative office of the Philippine Sports Commission, and quarters for the Philippine national athletes.

Notable events at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex[edit]

Facilities at the RMSC[edit]

A directory map showing the facilities of the sports complex

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