Estadio Bellavista

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Coordinates: 01°14′41.18″S 78°37′23.05″W / 1.2447722°S 78.6230694°W / -1.2447722; -78.6230694

Estadio Bellavista
Estadio Bellavista.JPG
Location Ambato, Ecuador
Owner Federación Deportiva de Tungurahua
Operator Federación Deportiva de Tungurahua
Capacity 18,000
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened July 24, 1945
Renovated July 24, 1950
1989
1993
Tenants
Macará
Técnico Universitario

Estadio Bellavista is a multi-use stadium in Ambato, Ecuador. It is used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Mushuc Runa, Macará, and Técnico Universitario. The stadium holds 20,000 spectators and is located on Bolivariana Avenue, a main thoroughfare through the city of Ambato.

History[edit]

The stadium was built in 1945 and inaugurated in July of the same year. The stadium was damaged by the earthquake that hit Ambato on August 5, 1949. It underwent a renovation and was reopened the next year. In 1993, Estadio Bellavista was one of the locations for Copa America games. Ambato played host to Venezuela, United States, and Uruguay.