Estadio Saroldi

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Parque Federico Omar Saroldi
El Saroldi
SaroldiStadium.jpg
Saroldi stadium in August 2012
Full name Estadio Parque Federico Omar Saroldi
Location Montevideo, Uruguay
Coordinates 34°51′44″S 56°12′06″W / 34.862135°S 56.201640°W / -34.862135; -56.201640Coordinates: 34°51′44″S 56°12′06″W / 34.862135°S 56.201640°W / -34.862135; -56.201640
Owner Club Atlético River Plate
Capacity 6,000 (expected 10.000)
Field size 105 x 68 m
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 1926
Opened 1926
Renovated 1993, 2008
Tenants
Club Atlético Olimpia (1926-1932)
Club Atlético River Plate (1932- )

Estadio Saroldi (full name: Parque Federico Omar Saroldi) is a multi-use stadium in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 6,000 all seated.[1]

Originally, the stadium was named as "Olimpia Park", as it served as home to Olimpia. After River Plate's goalkeeper Federico Omar Saroldi was fatally injured, during a match between his team and Central Español, the stadium starting to hold goalkeeper's name.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stadiums in Uruguay". Worldstadiums.com. Retrieved 21 September 2011.