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Putra Indoor Stadium



Putra Indoor Stadium or Stadium Putra is an indoor sporting arena located in National Sports Complex of Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The capacity of the arena is 16,000 people. It is one of the several sports facilities in the National Sports Complex which includes the main stadium, Bukit Jalil National Stadium, National Hockey Stadium, National Squash Centre, and National Aquatic Centre and also a Training Centre. Putra Stadium was named after Malaysia's first Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra al-Haj.

In 15 August 2009, DYMM Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Di Pertuan Agong opened the KL'09 5th ASEAN ParaGames in Putra Indoor Stadium. Closing ceremonies in 19 August 2009 were also graced by the Youth and Sports Minister of Malaysia. The main venue for the gymnastics competitions during Kuala Lumpur 1998 Commonwealth Games, this was also the venue for sport and entertainment events such as World Equestrian games, Disney's on Ice and more.

On 31 August 2010, Putra Indoor Stadium will be hosting the Hari Merdeka celebrations. This was in view of the ongoing Ramadhan season. It will also be the first time that the Hari Merdeka celebration will be held indoors. The celebration will be attended the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, the Prime Minister of Malaysia and also Cabinet members.

Major events
- Live concert
- Malaysia Open Super Series
- Disney on Ice
- Gymnastics - 1998 Commonwealth Games
- Thomas Cup and Uber Cup 2000
- WWE Smackdown Live in Malaysia 2002
- 2007 BWF World Championships
- KL'09 5th ASEAN ParaGames
- ATP World Tour 2009
- Super Show 2 - Super Junior, The 2nd ASIA TOUR [20.3.2010]
- 2010 Hari Merdeka Celebrations (first National Day celebration in a indoor stadium)
- Thomas Cup and Uber Cup 2010
- ATP World Tour 2010
- Glam Nation Tour - Adam Lambert, 14th October 2010



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