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Gwangju-Kia Champions Field Gains Popularity Among Baseball Fans

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Gwangju-Kia Champions Field Gains Popularity Among Baseball Fans


The home field of the Gwangju-based professional baseball team, the Kia Tigers, known as the Gwangju Kia Champion’s Field, which was opened to the public this year has reached the 488,000 mark in attendance.

Recording an average of 12,000 spectators for each game, Korea’s newest and most cutting edge baseball stadium can accommodate 22,000 spectators per game.

Last year’s total figures for spectators in Mudeung Stadium stood at 475,000.

There have been a total of 7 sold-out games at the Gwangju-Kia Champions Field and the total number of spectators to the new stadium in Gwangju is expected to break the Mudueng Stadium’s best records of 592,000 spectators in 2011.

Gwangju-Kia Champions Field is equipped with cutting edge digital and electronic sign boards as well as wide seating areas, rest areas, a cafeteria and handicapped friendly amenities.


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