Chin Woo Stadium

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Chin Woo Stadium is the one of oldest stadium in Kuala Lumpur. This stadium located at Jalan Hang Jebat, at the top of small hill. This hill also called “Chin Woo Shan” which means “The Hill of Chin Woo”. It’s also situated close to Stadium Merdeka and Stadium Negara. Chin Woo Stadium was constructed during the years of 1950 to 1953. The project was initially officiated by His Royal Highness Sultan Hishammuddin Alam Shah on August 1950. The opening ceremony was honorably officiated by His Excellency, Sir. Mc Donald (High Commissioner of Great Britain) and witnessed by local leaders on 11 December 1953. A year later, the construction of an Olympic sized swimming pool completed and officiated by Tan Sri Lee Guang Qian. The facility of the pool was considered the best in the region of South East Asia during the time.

The stadium contains badminton, basketball and swimming pool. Chin Woo Stadium is a famous stadium in the city and host important sporting events in town. This old stadium used to host many important badminton competitions in the past. Although many new stadiums nowadays equipped with latest technologies, but this old stadium still provide excellent facilities and has the ability to host prestigious competitions. There are available of basketball and badminton courts to hire.

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