Stade Vélodrome de Rocourt

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Stade Vélodrome de Rocourt
Full name Stade Vélodrome de Rocourt
Location Liège, Belgium
Coordinates 50°40′15″N 5°33′9″E / 50.67083°N 5.55250°E / 50.67083; 5.55250
Owner R.F.C. de Liège
Operator R.F.C. de Liège
Capacity
40,000
Opened January 23, 1919
Closed 1995
Tenants
R.F.C. de Liège

Stade Vélodrome de Rocourt, also known as Stade Jules Georges, was a multi-use stadium in Liège, Belgium. It was initially used as the stadium of R.F.C. de Liège matches. It was closed in 1995. The capacity of the stadium was 40,000 spectators. The UCI Track Cycling World Championships were held on the velodrome on four occasions: 1950, 1957, 1963 and 1975.

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Preceded by

Copenhagen
UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Venue

1950
Succeeded by

Milan
Preceded by

Copenhagen
UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Venue

1957
Succeeded by

Paris
Preceded by

Milan
UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Venue

1963
Succeeded by
Parc des Princes
Paris
Preceded by
Université de Montréal velodrome
Montreal
UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Venue

1975
Succeeded by
Ulivi Velodrome
Monteroni di Lecce