Stadion Kazhimukan Munaytpasov, Astana

Capacity12 250
Country Kazakhstan
CityNur-Sultan
ClubsFK Astana 1964
Other names Stadion Lokomotiv (1938-1951), FSO Dynamo (1965-1974), Jenergija (1975-1986)
Inauguration 14/05/1964
Renovations 1975, 1998
Address Ul. Kenesary 14, 010000 Astana

Description: Stadion Kazhimukan Munaytpasov

Though the terrain was first used for sports back in 1936 and has since been a popular event destination, it only started functioning as a stadium in 1964, when stands were opened.

As the very single stadium in central Astana it has been used by numerous clubs and changed it names several times, depending on sports and industrial situation in the city. That stopped in 1986, when the current patronage of famous wrestler Kahzimukan Munaytpasov.

For most of its existence it had just two stands along the pitch. Newest one, at the southern curve was built in 1998, allowing capacity to exceed 10,000.

Day-to-day use is provided by FK Astana 1964, but over the years many other clubs also used it. After its last major revamp it also held two domestic cup finals, in 2000 and 2001.

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