Nasional Stadium Bukit Jalil (Kompleks Sukan Negara Nasional Stadium)

Capacity87 411
200 (Disabled seats)
Country Malaysia
CityBukit Jalil
Floodlights 1500 lux
Inauguration 01/01/1998
Construction 1992–1997
Contractor UEM Group


Stadium Bukit Jalil – stadium description

Although sometimes called a 100,000-seater it’s actually significantly smaller – accommodates slightly over 87,000. Still, the national stadium of Malaysia in Bukit Jalil (outskirts of capital Kuala Lumpur) makes quite an impression, owing most of it to three tiers of seating, one put over another. Above the bowl a vast surface of membrane creates the roof based on steel cables. It seems less impressive from the outside, but the cold concrete construction also shows signs of decoration typical to Islam and the Malay culture. This is also the case in other venues built around it as the stadium is just part of a huge complex.

The Sukan Negara Complex was created in 5 years. Though sounds like quite some time, it was still finished 3 months ahead of schedule and comprises several other major buildings, like and indoor hall, natatorium and national field hockey stadium, not mentioning the smaller venues.



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