Pampeloponnisiako Stadium

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Pampeloponnisiako Stadium
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Full namePampeloponnisiako Stadium
Former namesNational Stadium of Patras
Location Flag of Greece.svg Patras, Greece
Public transit OSE-Logo.svg Aghios Andreas railway station
OwnerPublic Real Estate Company S.A. (state-owned)
Operator Municipality of Patras
Capacity 23,588
SurfaceGrass
Scoreboard2
Construction
Built1981
Opened1981
Renovated2004
Construction cost30,000,000 € (2004)
ArchitectGrammatopoulos-Panousakis and associates
Tenants
Panachaiki

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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Peloponnese Traditional region of Greece

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Stadium Place or venue for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts, or other events

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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. [1] The stadium seats 23,588, though only 18,900 seats were publicly available for the Olympic matches.

Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics 2004 edition of the association football torunaments during the Olympic Summer Games

The football tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics started on 11 August, and ended on 28 August.

2004 Summer Olympics Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, held in Athens in 2004

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It is owned by the Public Real Estate Company S.A., a state-owned company, and it is operated by the Municipality of Patras. [2]

Patras Place in Peloponnese, Greece

Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215 km (134 mi) west of Athens. The city is built at the foothills of Mount Panachaikon, overlooking the Gulf of Patras.

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References

  1. 2004 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. p. 324.
  2. "Παμπελοποννησιακό Στάδιο". stadia.gr. Retrieved 11 May 2015.Cite web requires |website= (help)

Coordinates: 38°13′18.50″N21°45′07.88″E / 38.2218056°N 21.7521889°E / 38.2218056; 21.7521889

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