Avanhard Stadium (Pripyat)
Avanhard Stadium in 2013
|Full name||Стадіон «Авангард»|
|Closed||26 April 1986|
Avanhard Stadium (Ukrainian: Стадіон «Авангард») is an abandoned football stadium in Pripyat, Ukraine. It was the home ground of FC Stroitel Pripyat. It was named, like several other grounds, after the Ukrainian sports society trade union. The town of Pripyat was evacuated following the Chernobyl disaster on 26 April 1986, which occurred a few kilometers away.
In popular culture
- Markiyan Kamysh's novel A Stroll to the Zone is about illegal tourist trips to Pripyat.
- In S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl the Avanhard Stadium makes a minor appearance as the player exits Pripyat.
- The stadium also showed in the documentary television series Life After People (2008) as a part of the story of Pripyat.
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