Seoul's Olympic Legacy

Jamsil Sports Complex

잠실종합운동장

Jamsil Sports Complex, also known as Seoul Sports Complex, is a group of sports facilities in Songpa-gu District in Seoul. It was constructed between December 1976 and September 1984 to host the 1986 Asian Games and 1988 Summer Olympics. This complex is Korea's largest integrated sports center, spanning an area of 402,816㎡. The complex consists of the Olympic Stadium, Auxiliary Stadium, Jamsil Arena, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool, Jamsil Inline Skating Rink, Sports Park, and three futsal courts. The Olympic Stadium is rich in history, as it successfully hosted both the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Summer Olympics, and has also hosted numerous international sporting contests in football, marathon, and track and field, as well as operas and music concerts.

 

Because of the numerous facilities in the complex, Jamsil Sports Complex hosts the majority of Seoul's professional sports teams. Doosan Bears and LG Twins of the KBO call Jamsil Baseball Stadium home, Seoul E-Land FC of the K-League 2 play out their matches in the massive Olympic Stadium, and Samsung Thunders and SK Knights of the Korean Basketball League play in Jamsil Arena and Jamsil Students' Gymnasium, respectively. There are also a host of sports clubs that utilize the facilities here, such as the Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool, Auxiliary Stadium, and futsal courts, which are all open to the public and can be reserved through Seoul City Hall's Public Reservation Service website here

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Company NameJamsil Sports Complex (잠실종합운동장)
Category Fesfivals & Events Film, Concert Sports, Lesure & Hobbies
Phone02-2240-8800
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25 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea 25

Take Lines 2 or 9 to Sports Complex Station, go out either Exits 5, 6, 7, or 8, and you will arrive at Jamsil Sports Complex.

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