The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is located in Los Angeles, USA. The stadium was built in 1923 with an original capacity of 75,144. This capacity was expanded to 101,574 for the opening of the Olympic Games in 1932. After recent renovations, the capacity will be 77,500.
At the Olympic Games in 1932, the stadium was known as the Olympic Stadium. It hosted the sports of athletics, equestrian (eventing, jumping), field hockey and gymnastics. In 1984, the stadium hosted the opening and closing ceremonies plus the athletics track and field events. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is the planned site for the opening ceremony and athletics events in 2028 when the Olympics return to the city for the third time.
Major Events Held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Here are just some of the major events that have been held at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum:
- 1932 Summer Olympic Games
- 1959 World Series (baseball)
- 1967 Super Bowl (first-ever)
- 1973 Super Bowl
- 1984 The Opening Ceremony of the 1984 Summer Olympics
- 2028 Summer Olympic Games
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Trivia
- In 2028, the Coliseum will become the first stadium to have hosted the Summer Olympics three times, having also hosted events in 1932, and 1984.
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