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|Location||20-40, avenue du Général Sarrail
|Owner||Ville de Paris|
9 205 (2008)
20 000 (2013)
Stade Jean-Bouin is a multi-purpose stadium in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France. The facility, across the street from the much larger Parc des Princes, is currently used mostly for rugby union matches and is the home stadium of Stade Français. Through 2006, it hosted the annual Paris Sevens event in the IRB Sevens World Series, but that event has since been discontinued. Before its temporary closure for an expansion project that began in summer 2010, it seated 12,000 people, and is named after the athlete Jean Bouin, a 1908 Olympian. The stadium reopened in 2013 with seating for 20,000 spectators.
On 25 April 2013 it was announced that the semi-finals, third-place match, and the finals of the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup are to be held at Stade Jean-Bouin.
- "Stadiums in France Île de France". Worldstadiums.com. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
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