Stade olympique de la Pontaise

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Stade Olympique de la Pontaise
Stade Olympique.jpg
Location Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°32′00″N 006°37′27″E / 46.53333°N 6.62417°E / 46.53333; 6.62417
Capacity 50,000 (1954)
25,000 (1985)
15,850 (1993)
Field size 105 m × 68 m
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 1904
Renovated 1954
Tenants
FC Lausanne-Sport

Stade Olympique de la Pontaise is a multi-purpose stadium in Lausanne, Switzerland. The stadium holds 15,850 people and was built in 1904.

It is used mostly for football matches. It is currently the homeground of FC Lausanne-Sport, of the Swiss Super League.

The stadium also hosts the IAAF Diamond League event, Athletissima.

Events[edit]

During the 1954 FIFA World Cup, the stadium hosted five games.

Michael Jackson performed at the stadium during his "Bad" World Tour on 19 August 1988, during his "Dangerous" World Tour on 8 September 1992 and during his HIStory World Tour on 20 June 1997.

In 2011, the stadium hosted some events of the World Gymnaestrada.

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See also[edit]

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