Stade Olympique de la Pontaise

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Stade Olympique de la Pontaise
Stade Olympique.jpg
Location Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°32′00″N 006°37′27″E / 46.53333°N 6.62417°E / 46.53333; 6.62417
Built 1904
Renovated 1954
Surface Grass
Capacity 50,000 (1954)
25,000 (1985)
15,850 (1993)
Field size 105 m × 68 m
Tenants
FC Lausanne-Sport

Stade Olympique de la Pontaise is a multi-purpose stadium in Lausanne, Switzerland. The stadium holds 15,850 people and was built in 1904.

During the 1954 FIFA World Cup, the stadium hosted five games.

It is used mostly for football matches. It is currently the homeground of FC Lausanne-Sport, of the Swiss Super League.

Michael Jackson performed at the stadium during his Bad World Tour on August 19, 1988, during his Dangerous World Tour on September 8, 1992 & during his HIStory World Tour on June 20, 1997.

The stadium is also hosting the Diamond League meeting Athletissima Lausanne.

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