|Full name||Pampeloponnisiako Stadium|
|Former names||National Stadium of Patras|
|Owner||Public Real Estate Company S.A. (state-owned)|
|Operator||Municipality of Patras|
|Construction cost||30,000,000 € (2004)|
|Architect||Grammatopoulos-Panousakis and associates|
Pampeloponnisiako Stadium (Greek : Παμπελοποννησιακό Στάδιο, "All-Peloponnese Stadium") is a stadium located in Patras, Greece. The stadium was originally built 1981 as National Stadium of Patras (Εθνικό Στάδιο Πατρών, Ethniko Stadio Patron).
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In 2002, reconstruction works began and it reopened on 8 August 2004, just in time to host football (soccer) matches for the 2004 Summer Olympics.The stadium seats 23,588, though only 18,900 seats were publicly available for the Olympic matches.
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