Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium

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Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium
Jakabaring Stadium
Indonesian athletes marching, SEA Games 2011 Opening.jpg
SEA Games 2011 opening ceremony
Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium is located in Palembang
Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium
Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium
Location in Palembang
Location Jl. Gubernur HA Bastari, Jakabaring, Palembang, South Sumatra
Coordinates 3°01′17″S 104°47′21″E / 3.021400°S 104.789200°E / -3.021400; 104.789200Coordinates: 3°01′17″S 104°47′21″E / 3.021400°S 104.789200°E / -3.021400; 104.789200
Public transit Light rail interchange Jakabaring Station
Owner Government of the South Sumatra Province
Operator Sriwijaya
Capacity 23,000[1]
Field size 105 by 68 m (344 by 223 ft)
Surface Buffalo Grass
Construction
Built 2001
Opened 2004
Renovated 2017
Tenants
Sriwijaya

Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium, also known as Jakabaring Stadium (Indonesian: Stadion Gelora Sriwijaya; literally "Sriwijaya Sports Arena Stadium"), is a multi-purpose stadium located in Jakabaring Sport City complex in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 23,000 spectators.[2] The construction began in 2001 and finished in 2004 to host the 2004 Indonesia National Games.[3] The stadium was initially named as Jakabaring stadium after the location of the stadium in southern outskirt of Palembang. However, later the stadium was renamed "Gelora Sriwijaya", to honor and celebrate the 7th—13th century Indonesian empire of Srivijaya. The Third Place Playoff of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup was held in this stadium. The football club Sriwijaya is based at the stadium.[4]

Design[edit]

The capacity of this stadium is 23,000 spectators, with four tribune (A, B, C, and D) around the main field. The size of main soccer field is 68 x 105 metres, surrounded by eight lanes athletics track and field with red gravel surface. The main tribune on west and east side (A and B) is covered with two large steel arch. Two bulbous blue roofs supported by these arches took form of the sail of the ship, symbolizes Srivijaya as the maritime empire.[5] On the main outer wall on west and east side adorned with songket textile motifs as the cultural identity of Palembang. The main score screen is located on southern tribune (tribune D), while the fire cauldron is located in southern side of the main field between the soccer field and athletic tracks. This stadium also contains three standard squash field.

Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium Tribune.jpg

Sport events[edit]

International[edit]

National[edit]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Stefanus Aranditio (3 January 2018). "GALERI FOTO - Kemegahan Stadion Gelora Sriwijaya Jakabaring Setelah Direnovasi, Kapasitas Jadi 23 Ribu Penonton!". Bolasport.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Stefanus Aranditio (3 January 2018). "GALERI FOTO - Kemegahan Stadion Gelora Sriwijaya Jakabaring Setelah Direnovasi, Kapasitas Jadi 23 Ribu Penonton!". Bolasport.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Prasetya, Riskha (7 February 2018). "Sriwijaya FC Gembira Pulang ke Rumah yang Megah". bola.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 10 March 2018. 
  5. ^ Kompas daily, Jakarta, 18 July 2007
  6. ^ (in Indonesian) PON XVI Sumsel Dibuka