Shahid Dr. Azodi Stadium

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Shahid Azodi Stadium
شهید عضدی رشت
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Full name Shahid Dr.Azodi Stadium
Location Rasht, Iran
Built 1988–1990
Opened 1990
Renovated 2009-2011
Owner Damash Gilan F.C.
Surface Artificial Grass
Capacity 11,000
Tenants
Damash Gilan (2008–present)
Pegah Gilan (2002–2008)

The Shahid Dr. Azodi Stadium (شهید عضدی رشت ) is a multipurpose stadium in Rasht, Iran. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Damash Gilan, who play in the Iran Pro League. The stadium can hold up to 14,000 people.

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The stadium is named after Dr. Hassan Azodi who was killed on June 28, 1982, in an explosion at the central office of the Islamic Republican Party.[1]

Shahid Azodi Stadium during one of Damash Gilan's match

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Coordinates: 37°15′53″N 49°35′21″E / 37.264627°N 49.589072°E / 37.264627; 49.589072