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  • 1. 10 Largest Stadiums in the World
    Group 1
    David Sherock
    Zack Kovacs
    Dan Monus
    Kimberly Moore
  • 2. #10 Melbourne Cricket Ground
    Located in Melbourne, Australia
    Originally held 130,000 people
    Limited to 100,000 in the 1970’s due to safety regulations
    Built in 1853
    First game of cricket played on September 30, 1854
  • 3. #9 National Stadium Bukit Jalil
    Located just south of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Built for the 1998 Commonwealth Games
    Took 6 years to complete construction
    Home of the Malaysian football team
    Has a capacity of 100,200
  • 4. #8 Neyland Stadium
    Located in Knoxville, Tennessee
    University of Tennessee’s home field
    Held 104,079 until 1996 when renovations limited the seating to 102,037
  • 5. #7 Ohio Stadium
    Located in Columbus, Ohio
    Home of The Ohio State University Buckeyes
    Built in 1922
    Holds up to 102,329 people
    Nicknamed “The Horseshoe” for it’s horseshoe-like design
  • 6. #6 Jornalista Mario Filho
    Located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Safe capacity of 103,045
    Official attendance of 199,500 for the 1950 World Cup Final
    More commonly known as the "Estadio do Maracana“
    Mostly used by the football clubs in Rio de Janeiro including Flamengo, Botafogo and Fluminense
  • 7. #5 Beaver Stadium
    Located in State College, PA at Penn State University
    Home of the Penn State Nittany Lions
    Constructed in 1960
    Has a current capacity of 107,282
  • 8. #4 Michigan Stadium
    Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Built in 1927
    Home of the University of Michigan Wolverines
    Largest American Football stadium
    Holds 107,501 people
    Nicknamed "The Big House"
  • 9. #3 Estadio Azteca
    Located in Mexico City
    Used mostly for football matches
    Home of the Mexico national team and Mexican club team America
    Has a capacity of 114,465
  • 10. #2 Salt Lake Stadium
    Located in Salt Lake City, a district of Kolkata in India
    Officially known as YuvaBharatiKrirangan (Stadium of the Indian Youth)
    Holds up to 120,000 people
    Has a 3-tier construction
  • 11. #1 Rungrado May Day Stadium
    Located in Pyongyang, North Korea
    Built in 1989
    Seats 150,000 people, the most of any stadium in the world
    Constructed of 16 arches arranged in a ring
    In 1995, it held 190,000 people for a professional wrestling event