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Asian Games 2018 Venues

The 2018 Asian Games, which will be the 18th edition of the multi-sport event is scheduled to take place from 18th August to 2nd September. Also known as the Jakarta Palembang 2018, it is for the first time that Asian Games are being co-hosted in two cities – the Indonesian capital, Jakarta and the capital of the South Sumatra province, Palembang. The opening and closing ceremonies are to be held at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta.

The Asian Games 2018 venue clusters have previously organized several major multi-sports events, including the 2011 Southeast Asian Games for 4,000 athletes from 11 National Olympic Committees. There are two exhibition centres hosting around 13 indoor sports events. Facilities have been laid down in the capital city of Jakarta and Palembang in four different clusters (three in Jakarta and one in Palembang). It has been reported that 15 arenas for matches and 11 training arenas in West Java and Banten (sharing border with Jakarta) will be used for execution of the Games. In aggregate, there will be 80 venues for competitions and training.


The centerpiece, Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, inaugurated on January 14 by Indonesian President Joko Widodo prior to the country’s men's football friendly against Iceland, will alone be hosting 13 sporting events, including athletics. The complex also has facilities for aquatics, archery, badminton, baseball and softball, basketball, hockey, squash and tennis.


The sporting events to be taking place at Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex are-

VenueEventsCapacity
Gelora Bung Karno StadiumOpening and closing ceremonies, Athletics76,127
IstoraBadminton, Basketball7,110
Aquatic CenterAquatics (diving, swimming, artistic swimming, water polo)8,630
Tennis (indoor)Volleyball3,300
Tennis (outdoor)3×3 basketball5,000
Basketball HallBasketball2,920
Hockey FieldField hockey350
Baseball FieldBaseball2,500
Softball FieldSoftball503
Archery FieldArchery256
Rugby FieldRugby sevens
Training FacilitySquash
Jakarta Convention CenterFencing ,Judo, Karate, Martial Arts (Jujitsu, Wrestling, Kurash and Sambo), TaekwondoTemporary Venue

Jakarta


Jakarta's suburbs are set to play host to seven sports, including canoeing, mountain biking, road cycling, men's football, modern pentathlon and paragliding.


The Pakansari Stadium in Cibinong, the Stadion Wibawa Mukti in Cikarang, the Patriot Chandrabhaga Stadium in Bekasi and the Jalak Harupat Soreang Stadium in Bandung will be seen hosting the men's football. Road cycling will be staged from Jalan Raya Subang to Bandung Barat, while mountain biking will be held on Khe Bunhill in Subang.


Arthayasa Stables and Country Club in Depok will be hosting the modern pentathlon while Paragliding and canoeing will take place at Gunung Mas Agro Tourism amusement park in Bogor and at Bendungan Rentang dam in Majalengka, respectively.


The 2018 Asian Games venue list in Jakarta includes the following -


VenueEventsCapacityLocation
Jakarta International VelodromeCycling (track)4,000Rawamangun, East Jakarta
Rawamangun Baseball FieldBaseball
Rawamangun, East Jakarta
Jakarta International Equestrian ParkEquestrian920Pulomas, East Jakarta
Pulomas International BMX CenterCycling (BMX)
Pulomas, East Jakarta
Ancol Beach MarinaSailing, Jet Ski
Ancol, North Jakarta
Pencak Silat HallPencak silat
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, East Jakarta
Theater GarudaKabaddi1,500Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, East Jakarta
Jakarta International ExpoBoxing, Contract Bridge, Gymnastics, Wushu, Table Tennis, WeightlightingTemporary VenueKemayoran, Central Jakarta
Pondok Indah Golf CourseGolf
Pondok Indah, South Jakarta
POPKI Sport HallHandball
Cibubur, East Jakarta
Bulungan Sport HallVolleyball
Bulungan, South Jakarta

Palembang


Palembang will play host to 10 sporting events comprising of beach volleyball, bowling, canoe sprint, women's football, roller sports, rowing, sepak takraw, shooting, sport climbing, tennis and soft tennis, and triathlon. Women’s football matches will be held combinedly at Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium and the Bumi Sriwijaya Stadium. The Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium is based in the Jakabaring Sport City (JSC) along with all other venues in the cluster. The JSC Lake will organize canoe sprint and rowing, while triathlon will take place there and in the neighbouring area.


Beach volleyball, bowling, roller sports, shooting and sport climbing will be hosted by the JSC Beachball Arena, JSC Bowling Center, JSC Roller Skate Track, JSC Shooting Range and JSC Sport Climbing Stadium, respectively while Sepak Takraw will take place at the JSC Ranau Stadium.


VenueEventsCapacityLocation
Gelora Sriwijaya StadiumWomen's football27,000Jakabaring Sports City
Tennis CourtTennis, Soft tennis
Jakabaring Sports City
Jakabaring LakeCanoeing (sprint and traditional boat race), Rowing, Triathlon
Jakabaring Sports City
Ranau Sport HallSepak takraw2,000Jakabaring Sports City
Jakabaring Bowling CenterBowling300Jakabaring Sports City
Sport Climbing ArenaSports climbing
Jakabaring Sports City
Beach Volley ArenaBeach volleyball
Jakabaring Sports City
Shooting RangeShooting
Jakabaring Sports City
Roller Sports ArenaRoller sports
Jakabaring Sports City
Bumi Sriwijaya StadiumWomen's football7,000Palembang

Other

VenueEventsCapacityLocation
Jalak Harupat StadiumMen's football27,000Bandung Regency
Pakansari StadiumMen's football30,000Bogor
Patriot StadiumMen's football30,000Bekasi
Wibawa Mukti StadiumMen's football28,778Cikarang, Bekasi Regency
Gunung MasParagliding-Puncak, Bogor Regency
APM Equestrian SchoolModern pentathlon-Tigaraksa, Tangerang Regency
Streets of SubangCycling (MTB and road race)-Subang Regency
Bendung RentangCanoeing (slalom)-Majalengka Regency

Athletes’ Village


The Asian Games village is the new complex built at Kemayoran, Jakarta, in the area of 10 hectares of land, with around 7424 apartments spread across 10 towers. It has been reported that the total accommodation capacity of 22,272 surpasses the International Olympic Committee standards, which requires Olympics hosts to provide rooms for 14,000 athletes. Meanwhile, the athletes' village at the Jakabaring Sport City at Palembang will be seen housing 3000 athletes and officials.



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