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Busan Asiad Main Stadium

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Busan Asiad Stadium or Asiad Main Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Busan, South Korea, that was built for the 2002 Asian Games and was also used for matches at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. It has a capacity of 53,769. The stadium hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2002 Asian Games and was also the venue of athletics events during the games.

Asiad Main Stadium
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Location1459, Geoje-dong, Yeonje-gu, Busan, South Korea
Capacity53,769
Construction
OpenedJuly 2001
Construction cost226.9 billion won
Tenants
Busan IPark (2003–2016)

It was the home stadium of the K League club Busan IPark until the midway through the 2016 season, when they moved back to the Busan Gudeok Stadium.

2002 FIFA World CupEdit

The stadium was one of the venues of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, and held the following matches:

Date Team 1 Result Team 2 Round
2 June 2002   Paraguay 2–2   South Africa Group B
4 June 2002   South Korea 2–0   Poland Group D
6 June 2002   France 0–0   Uruguay Group A

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