Stade Bergeyre

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Stade Bergeyre
Inauguration du stade Bergeyre (Paris), le 100 m haies (le vainqueur André).jpeg
General information
Town or city19th arrondissement of Paris, Paris

Stade Bergeyre is a former sports stadium in northeast of Paris, France, located in 19th district of the French capital. Built in August 1918, with financial support of Jacques Sigrand. Its capacity was approximately 15,000, and the name comes from the name of a French rugby player, who died in First World War.

Bergeyre stadium was mainly used for football games, and was home of the Olympique Paris team. Also, rugby, track and field and various other activities (e.g. circus) took place there. In 1924, several football and rugby games of the Olympic Games took place here. However, just two years later, it was demolished because the city of Paris, which was quickly growing, needed space for housing.

Coordinates: 48°52′38″N 2°22′37″E / 48.87722°N 2.37694°E / 48.87722; 2.37694