Tuesday, August 06, 2013

World Biggest Stadium: Rungnado May Day Stadium

World Biggest Stadium

The stadium can seat 150,000 people  which is the largest stadium capacity in the world. Its name comes from Rungnado Islet in the Taedong River, upon which it is situated, and May Day, the international labour day. Its scalloped roof features 16 arches arranged in a ring, and it is said to resemble a magnolia blossom.

It is not to be confused with the nearby 50,000 capacity Kim Il-sung Stadium. It is currently used for football matches, a few athletics matches, but most often for Arirang performances.

Top 10 in the list : Melbourne Cricket Ground

Australia Cricket Club

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria, and is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club.

It is the tenth-largest stadium in the world, the largest in Australia, the largest stadium for playing cricket.

Number 9: Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium

Texas Memorial Stadium

The current official stadium seating capacity of 100,119 makes the stadium the largest football-only venue by seating capacity in the state of Texas, the largest in the Big 12 Conference, the sixth largest stadium in the NCAA and the United States, and the ninth largest non-racing stadium in the world.

Number 8: Bryant–Denny Stadium

Top 5 Largest Stadium

The stadium has a seating capacity of 101,821, and is the second largest stadium in the SEC, the fifth largest stadium in the United States and the eighth largest non-racing stadium by seating in the world.

Number 7: Ohio Stadium

Columbus United States

Ohio Stadium is an American football stadium in Columbus, Ohio, United States, on the campus of The Ohio State University. Its primary purpose is the home venue of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team.

Number 6: Neyland Stadium

Tennesse United States Sports Stadium

Neyland Stadium is a sports stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. It serves primarily as the home of the Tennessee Volunteers football team, but is also used to host large conventions and has been a site for several NFL exhibition games.

The stadium's official capacity is 102,455. Constructed in 1921, the stadium has undergone 16 expansion projects, at one point reaching a capacity of 104,079 before being slightly reduced by alterations in the following decade. Neyland Stadium is the third largest non-racing stadium in the United States, the sixth largest non-racing stadium in the world, and the largest stadium in the Southeastern Conference.

Top 5 Biggest Stadium : Estadio Azteca

Ursula Mexico City

Estadio Azteca  is a stadium in Santa Ursula, Mexico City, Mexico. It is the official home stadium of the Mexico national football team and the Mexican club Club América.

The stadium was the venue for football in the 1968 Summer Olympics.

Number 4: Beaver Stadium

University Park  Pennsylvania United States

Beaver Stadium is an outdoor college football stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, on the campus of The Pennsylvania State University.

Beaver Stadium has an official seating capacity of 106,572, making it currently the second-largest stadium in the Western Hemisphere and the fourth-largest in the world.

Number 3: Michigan Stadium

Third Largest Stadium

Michigan Stadium was built in 1927 at a cost of $950,000,  it is the third largest stadium in the world and the 31st largest sports venue including auto racing and horse racing.

Michigan Stadium was designed with footings to allow the stadium's capacity to be expanded beyond 100,000. According to the University of Michigan Library's and Athletics Department's history of the stadium, Fielding Yost envisioned a day where 150,000 seats would be needed.

 Number 2: Salt Lake Stadium

World Largest Stadium United States

The stadium is the second largest non-auto racing stadium in the world and the largest in the Indian sub-continent. It is currently used for football matches and athletics.

The stadium was built in 1984 and holds 120,000 people in a three-tier configuration. The stadium covers an area of 76.40 acres.


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