The new Kuala Lumpur Sports City (KLSC), or formerly known as Bukit Jalil National Sports Complex is set to be one of the most iconic and distinctive international sporting and entertainment centre in Asia. As a redeveloped and fully-integrated sports hub, KLSC is fully compliant with local and international standards consists of new world-class infrastructures on par with the most renowned world-class sports and entertainment centre. This regeneration and redevelopment project includes providing high-performance sports training facilities, a sports rehabilitation science centre, youth park, public sports facilities, sports museum, youth hostel, convention centre and a sports-focused retail mall. Located in the KLSC compound are National Stadium, Axiata Arena, National Aquatic Centre, National Squash Centre and National Hockey Stadium.
The National Stadium is the most center and prominent sports venue in the country. It’s the only stadium in Malaysia with 85,000 seating capacity making it the largest in Malaysia, 2nd largest in ASEAN and the 11th largest in the world. This magnificent building was newly upgraded – its facade and interior, to a world-class standard consisting of high end and state-of-the-art facilities. Also equipped with luxurious Royal Lounge and Corporate Suites for important guests, National Stadium is set to be a sporting ground accommodating to all.
The National Aquatic Centre was one of the main venues during 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games. It is a special-integrated sports facility which meets all the needs of international swimming and diving sports competition events, all under one roof. It has 3 types of pool – training pool, competition pool and diving pool. National Aquatic Centre can accommodate up to 4,000 spectators in one seating.