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Antwerp Olympic Stadium (Olympisch Stadion)

The Antwerp Olympic Stadium (Olympisch Stadion) is located in Antwerp, Belgium. It was built as the main stadium for the 1920 Summer Olympics. For those games, it hosted the athletics, equestrian, field hockey, football, gymnastics, modern pentathlon, rugby union, tug of war, weightlifting and korfball (demonstration) events.

After the Olympics in 1920 it was converted to a football stadium. The stadium was again renovated in 1999. It currently has a capacity of 12,500, and is mainly used for football matches. Its current tenant is the Belgian football club FCO Beerschot Wilrijk.

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Major Events Held at Antwerp Olympic Stadium

Here are just some of the major events that have been held at Antwerp Olympic Stadium:

Antwerp Olympic Stadium Trivia

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