Olympic Velodrome, Rome


Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Coordinates: 41°49′35.93″N 12°27′24.83″E / 41.8266472°N 12.4568972°E / 41.8266472; 12.4568972

Velodromo Olimpico
Location Viale della Tecnica /
Viale dell'Oceano Pacifico
00144 Roma
Broke ground August 10, 1957
Opened April 30, 1960
Closed 1968
Demolished July 24, 2008
Owner CONI - Comune di Roma
Construction cost £ 1.050.000.000

The Olympic Velodrome (Italian: Velodromo Olimpico) was a sports venue located in Rome, Italy. Constructed for the 1960 Summer Olympics, it hosted the track cycling and field hockey events.

The velodrome was constructed between 1957 and early 1960. It was imploded in July 2008.

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