Estádio Olímpico Colosso da Lagoa

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Colosso da Lagoa
Colosso da Lagoa.jpg
Full name Estádio Olímpico Colosso da Lagoa
Location Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Coordinates 27°39′03.64″S 52°15′54.14″W / 27.6510111°S 52.2650389°W / -27.6510111; -52.2650389Coordinates: 27°39′03.64″S 52°15′54.14″W / 27.6510111°S 52.2650389°W / -27.6510111; -52.2650389
Owner Ypiranga Futebol Clube
Capacity 30,000
Construction
Built 1970
Opened September 2, 1970
Tenants
Ypiranga Futebol Clube

Estádio Olímpico Colosso da Lagoa is a multi-use stadium in Erechim, Brazil. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 30,000. It was built in 1970.

The stadium is owned by Ypiranga Futebol Clube. The stadium is named after the Lagoa Vermelha (meaning Red Lake), which is located near the stadium.

History[edit]

In 1970, the works on Colosso da Lagoa were completed. The inaugural match was played on September 2 of that year, when Santos beat Grêmio 2-0. The first goal of the stadium was scored by Santos' Pelé, who received a trophy awarded by Rádio Tupi after the match.

The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 25,000, set on August 18, 1974 when Internacional beat Ypiranga 2-0.

References[edit]

  • Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 2 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.

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