Estadio Telmex de Atletismo

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Estadio Telmex de Atletismo
Location Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
Capacity 8,000
Surface Artificial Turf
Construction
Opened October 2011
Construction cost $28 million U.S. Dollars
Tenants
2011 Pan American Games

The Telmex Athletic Stadium is an athletics stadium located in Zapopan, near Guadalajara, Mexico. It was built for the 2011 Pan American Games at substantial cost.[1][2] It opened in 2011 and received official certification from the International Association of Athletics Federations just days before the start of the Pan American Games.[3] It will have a permanent capacity of 8,000, but will be increased to 15,000 during the games.[2]

It has an eight-lane tartan track as well as an adjoining warm-up track.[3]

During the 2011 Pan American Games it will host the athletics competition. It is sponsored be Telcel, a large Mexican telecommunications company.

After the games it will be used as a concert venue and to host sporting competitions including baseball.[4]

On October 13, 2012 Redfoo and the LMFAO Crew performed at the stadium. September 14, 2014 Charros de jalisco bought stadium

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  1. ^ Reyes, Cristina Sánchez (4 March, 2011). "Los colosos de Guadalajara 2011". El Economista (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Degun, Tom (10 October 2011). "Preparations for Guadalajara Pan American Games completed just in time". Inside the games.com. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Certifican al Estadio Panamericano de Atletismo". Informador. 11 October 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Telmex Athletics Stadium". Guadalajara 2011. Terra Networks. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 

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