10 Largest Stadiums in the World

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10 Largest Stadiums in the World

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

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