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Olympic stadium

Olympic Stadium
 

The Olympic Stadium is a multi-function venue designed to host football matches and athletic meets. It is located just to the north of the Athletes Village and will host the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the European Games as well as Athletics competition. The stadium has a gross capacity of 68,195.  

 

Venue Facts

  • The construction of the stadium started on 6 June 2011 after President Ilham Aliyev and FIFA and UEFA presidents Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini attended the ground-breaking ceremony
  • Opening Ceremony will see the venue at capacity including 6500 Athletes and Officials, as well as a cast of over 5000 volunteer and headline performers
  • 500 athletes will compete over two days at the venue on June 21-22

 

Spectator Venue Guide - Ceremonies

Spectator Venue Guide – Athletics


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    Bilgah Beach

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    Freedom Square

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    Olympic stadium

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    Basketball Arena

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    Heydar Aliyev Arena

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    Mountain Bike Velopark

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