Tancheon Sports Complex
|Former names||Seongnam 2 Sports Complex|
|Location||215, Tancheon-ro, Bundang-gu, Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea|
|Broke ground||August 1997|
|Opened||1 April 2002|
|Construction cost||112.1 Billion KRW|
Tancheon Sports Complex (Korean: 탄천종합운동장) is a group of sports facilities in Seongnam, South Korea. Its name was Seongnam 2 Sports Complex but changed to Tancheon Sports Complex in January 2006, naming after Tancheon. The complex consists of the Tancheon Stadium, Tancheon Baseball Stadium and a Sports Club.
Tancheon Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium built in 2002 and currently used mostly for football matches and has been the home stadium of Seongnam FC since 2005, replacing the club's previous home, the Seongnam Sports Complex.
In 2009, Seongnam FC moved their home matches to Seongnam Sports Complex as the canopy installation works commenced. The installation was completed in 2010. The first match held since the installation was Seongnam FC's 2010 AFC Champions League game against Kawasaki Frontale on 23 February 2010.
In the first half of 2019, Seongnam installed the nation's best large electronic display panel at Tancheon Stadium. Fan would be able to enjoy more vivid game scenes and halftime events at the stadium. In order to improve players' performance, the grass was completely replaced, and track and field tracks was also replaced with blue ones. The team's color was applied to the stadium with street lamp banners and branding using Tongcheon.
Tancheon Baseball Stadium
The stadium is equipped with AstroTurf and a stand with 955 seats. From Mondays to Saturdays, the stadium is mostly used by the city's high school baseball teams for home games and practices. For public use, applicants need to apply to a draw for empty time slots.
Tancheon Sports Club
In popular culture
In the quarantine camp scene in the South Korean disaster film, Flu (2013), infected persons are placed in plastic bags, with some of them still alive, thrown into a pit in Tancheon Stadium, and incinerated. Mir (Park Min-ha is brought to the pit of bodies to be incinerated but is rescued by Kang Ji-goo (Jang Hyuk). The uninfected people see the pit, and a riot ensues, forcing the evacuation of all medical and military personnel from the camp.
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- Official website (in Korean)
- Seongnam stadium on StadiumZone
- Seongnam FC Official Site (in Korean)
- World Stadiums