Jakabaring Sport City
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Jakabaring Sport City (sic), also known as Jakabaring Sports Complex (Indonesian: Kompleks Olahraga Jakabaring) is an integrated sports facility complex in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The complex is located 5 kilometers southeast of Palembang city center, across the Musi river by the Ampera Bridge in Jakabaring, Seberang Ulu I area.
It was the main venue of the 2011 Southeast Asian Games, the 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games, the 2014 ASEAN University Games, the 2017 Asian Triathlon Championship and the 2018 Asian Games. Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium, one of the largest stadiums in Indonesia, is located within this complex.
The sports complex was built to host 2004 Pekan Olahraga Nasional, an Indonesian national multi-sport event in which athletes from 34 Indonesian provinces participated. At that time, the complex consisted of the main stadium and two indoor sports halls, Gelora Olahraga (GOR) Dempo and Gelora Olahraga Ranau. Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium was also the host for the 2007 AFC Asian Cup. The complex was extensively expanded to host the 2011 Southeast Asian Games and 2018 Asian Games. The complex now comprises:
- 1. Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium
- 2. Dempo Sports Hall
- 3. Ranau Sports Hall
- 4. Athletic stadium and Warming up Field
- 5. Jakabaring Aquatic Stadium
- 6. Squash field
- 7. Baseball and Softball field
- 8. Archery Field
- 9. Shooting range
- 10. Athlete Village and Dining Hall
- 11. Regatta Course (Jakabaring Lake; for Outdoor Water Sport)
- 12. Outdoor Tennis Arena
- 13. Bowling Center
- 14. Beach Volleyball Arena
- 15. Roller Sports Arena
- 16. Sports Climbing Arena
- 17. Petanque Field
- 18. Sports Science Center
Other than the sports facilities there are also some facilities that being built to fit up the Sports Complex such as:
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- Siregar, Raja Adil. "Kemenpora Resmikan Politeknik Olahraga Indonesia di Palembang". detiksport. Retrieved 2018-12-24.
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