What is the biggest attendance at a sporting event?

AL Alaukikafafale asked on 11 July 2020, 01:45
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Maracana stadium in Brazil got a record attendance of 199,854. It was for the Brazil vs. Uruguay match for the World Cup Final on 16th June, 1950. This is definitely the biggest attendance at a sporting event in an enclosed stadium
WSJ published a relevant article on sporting event attendance: http://blogs.wsj.com/numbersguy/...

Some data points:
Tour de France: 12-15M
2004 Summer Olympics: 3.55M
MLB Playoffs: 1.6M
2007 US Open: 721K
Indy 500: 268K

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