Helsinki Velodrome

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The Helsinki Velodrome

The Helsinki Velodrome is an outdoor velodrome and football stadium in Helsinki, Finland. It was built in 1938–1940 for the 1940 Summer Olympics which were cancelled due to World War II. After the war, it was a venue of the 1952 Summer Olympics for the track cycling and field hockey events.

The protected functionalist concrete building was designed by Hilding Ekelund.

The track is 400 meters in length and is used for most national events. American football and lacrosse is played on the infield.

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Coordinates: 60°12′10″N 24°56′34″E / 60.20278°N 24.94278°E / 60.20278; 24.94278