Kristiansand Stadion

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Kristiansand Stadion
Kristiansand stadion.jpg
Kristiansand Stadion, seen from the north
Location Østre Ringvei 2,
4632 Kristiansand
Coordinates 58°8′51″N 8°1′17″E / 58.14750°N 8.02139°E / 58.14750; 8.02139Coordinates: 58°8′51″N 8°1′17″E / 58.14750°N 8.02139°E / 58.14750; 8.02139
Owner Kristiansand kommune
Operator Kristiansand kommune
Capacity 16,600
Surface Gress
Tenants
IK Start
FK Donn (football)
Kristiansands IF (athletics)

Kristiansand stadion is a multi-use stadium in Kristiansand, Norway. The stadium holds 16,600 people.

It was mostly used for football matches and was the home ground of I.K. Start. In 2007 Sør Arena replaced Kristiansand stadion as home ground. The venue hosted Norway national under-21 football team matches twice, the first home game ever, losing 1–2 against Sweden on 31 May 1969 and winning 3–1 over Hungary on 9 October 1990.[1]

The stadium is also used for athletics, the home team being Kristiansands IF. The venue hosted the Norwegian Athletics Championships in 1970, 1996 and 2012.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Norge Menn U21" (in Norwegian). Football Association of Norway. Archived from the original on 26 November 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Main Championships Men" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Athletics Association. Archived from the original on 25 November 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011.