Central Stadium (Volgograd)

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Central Stadium (Центральный стадион)
Volgograd Central Stadium aerial view.jpg
Full nameVolgograd Arena
LocationVolgograd, Russia
Coordinates48°44′4″N 44°32′54″E / 48.73444°N 44.54833°E / 48.73444; 44.54833Coordinates: 48°44′4″N 44°32′54″E / 48.73444°N 44.54833°E / 48.73444; 44.54833
Capacity32,120 (45,000)
Field size110m x 72m
Construction
Built1962
Opened27 September 1962
Renovated2002
Closed19 May 2014
(planned reconstruction)
Tenants
FC Rotor Volgograd

Central Stadium (Russian: Центральный стадион, Tsentralnyi Stadion) was a multi-purpose stadium in Volgograd, Russia, that was a home to FC Rotor Volgograd. It was built in 1962 and renovated in 2002. The capacity of the stadium was 32,120. The stadium was closed and demolished in 2014. A new stadium will be built on site in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.