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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, USA

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.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, home of the LA Rams Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, home of the LA Rams

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:

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Trivia

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