Stadiums

Kim Il Sung Stadium

It is a general stadium for varieties of sports nestled at the foot of Moran Hill of Pyongyang. Originally it was called Moranbong Stadium, but later in April Juche 71 (1982) it was enlarged and renamed as present with 100, 000 seats. It is a historic site where President Kim Il Sung met Pyongyang citizens and delivered a triumphal speech on October 14, Juche 34 (1945) soon after liberation

May Day Stadium

As the largest stadium of the country, it stands on Rungna Islet in the middle of River Taedong. It was completed on May Day, Juche 78 (1989) with 150,000 seats. It has a grassed football fie ld, rubber running track, a basketball and a volleyball courts and four gateways extended to the ground. It also has rooms, training courts and service facilities for athletes. Around the stadium are 20 outdoor training courts Including four grassed fields, tennis courts, a roller hockey and roller figure courts. It is the venue of Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance "Arirang", which wins popularity among the spectators.

 

 

 

 

 

Ice Rink

It rises on the bank of River Pothong. It was completed in April Juche 71 (1982) with 6 000 seats. It is fully arranged for various games and training including figure skating, hockey and speed skating games. The "Paektusan Prize" International Figure Skating Festival is held every February

Pyongyang Indoor Stadium

Situated in Chollima Street, it was completed in Juche 62 (1973). The four-story box has over 20 000 seats. 18 kinds of sports games can be played at the same time. It is a venue Of domestic sports games, mass games and varieties of events.

Yanggakdo Football Stadium

Situated on Yanggak Islet in the middle of River Taedong, it was completed in May Juche 78 (1989) with over 30 000 seats. It has a turfed field, a rubber running track, physical, boxing, wrestling, judo train¬ing rooms and a swimming pool to provide over 10 sporting events.


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