Vincennes Velodrome

The Vélodrome de Vincennes is a cycling stadium in the Bois de Vincennes, Paris, France. The stadium was initially built as a velodrome in 1894, it became the main sporting stadium for the 1900 Olympics. Events that took place in the Velodrome at the 1900 Summer Olympics included cycling, cricket, rugby union, football and gymnastics.



The stadium is still used for cycling, football and rugby matches.

The Vincennes Velodrome, the main stadium for the 1900 Olympic GamesThe Vincennes Velodrome, photo taken around the time of the 1900 Olympic Games

Events Held at the Vincennes Velodrome

Here are just some of the major events that have been held at Vincennes Velodrome in Paris:

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