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Saddam Hussein Gymnasium is a sports complex in Baghdadmarker, Iraqmarker.

Adjacent to the Al-Shaab Stadiummarker, it was designed by Le Corbusier under the commission of King Faisal II in 1956 for potential use in the 1960 Summer Olympics. After Faisal II was overthrown in a military coup in 1958 the project was abandoned. Saddam Hussein's revolutionary government revived the project by building an indoor 3,000 seat stadium and an adjacent, open-air amphitheater linked by an enormous sliding door which, when opened, integrates the two stadia.


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