Estadio Olímpico Universitario

(University Olympic Stadium)

Estadio Olímpico Universitario (in English: University Olympic Stadium) is located inside Ciudad Universitaria in Mexico City, Mexico. The stadium was designed in 1950 and inaugurated in 1953, and was the largest stadium in Mexico at the time (the largest stadium is now Estadio Azteca)



Estadio Olímpico Universitario was the main stadium for the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games. It was the site of the opening and closing ceremonies, the athletic competitions and the equestrian team jumping events.

Estadio Azteca (Aztec Stadium) in Mexico City Estadio Olímpico Universitario during the Mexico City Olympic Games, 1968 (image from the official report of the 1968 Olympic Games, v2)

Major events held at the Estadio Olímpico Universitario

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