White City Stadium, London

NameWhite City Stadium (also known as The Great Stadium)
PlaceLondon
Coordinates51.51362,-0.2274 (Definitely here)
Games1908 Summer Olympics
SportsArchery / Artistic Gymnastics / Athletics / Bicycle Polo / Cycling Track / Diving / Football / Glíma / Hockey / Lacrosse / Rugby / Swimming / Tug-Of-War / Water Polo / Wrestling / Opening ceremony
NotesCurrently the site of the BBC Media Village.
Opened1908
Demolished1985
Games Capacity68000
Typeoutdoor venue
Dimensions⅓ mile (536.45 m) (ATH) / 640 y (585 m) (CYC) / 100 m (SWI)
Surfaceloose cinders (ATH) / concrete (CYC)
Altitude19 m

Events held here

Games Sport Event Held
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling Bantamweight, Freestyle, Men 20 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling Featherweight, Freestyle, Men 22 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Freestyle, Men 24 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling Middleweight, Freestyle, Men 21 – 22 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men 23 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Greco-Roman, Men 23 – 25 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men 20 – 25 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men 22 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men 21 – 24 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Cycling Track Sprint, Men 14 – 15 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Cycling Track Sprint, Men 16 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Cycling Track Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men 13 – 15 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Cycling Track 5,000 metres, Men 17 – 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Cycling Track 20 kilometres, Men 14 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Cycling Track 100 kilometres, Men 15 – 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Cycling Track Team Pursuit, 1,980 yards, Men 17 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Tug-Of-War Tug-Of-War, Men 17 – 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Lacrosse Lacrosse, Men 24 October 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Rugby Rugby, Men 26 October 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Football Football, Men 19 – 24 October 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Hockey Hockey, Men 29 – 31 October 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Water Polo Water Polo, Men 15 – 22 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Archery Double York Round, Men 17 – 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Archery Continental Style, Men 20 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Archery Double National Round, Women 17 – 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming 100 metres Freestyle, Men 17 – 20 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming 400 metres Freestyle, Men 13 – 16 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming 1,500 metres Freestyle, Men 21 – 25 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming 100 metres Backstroke, Men 16 – 17 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming 200 metres Breaststroke, Men 15 – 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men 24 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Diving Platform, Men 20 – 24 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Diving Springboard, Men 14 – 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 100 metres, Men 20 – 22 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 200 metres, Men 21 – 23 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres, Men 21 – 25 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 800 metres, Men 20 – 21 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 1,500 metres, Men 13 – 14 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 5 mile, Men 15 – 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Marathon, Men 24 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 110 metres Hurdles, Men 21 – 25 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres Hurdles, Men 20 – 22 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 3,200 metres Steeplechase, Men 17 – 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 3,500 metres Walk, Men 14 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 10 mile Walk, Men 16 – 17 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 1,600 metres Medley Relay, Men 24 – 25 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 3 mile, Team, Men 14 – 15 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics High Jump, Men 21 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Standing High Jump, Men 23 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Pole Vault, Men 24 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Long Jump, Men 22 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Standing Long Jump, Men 20 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Triple Jump, Men 25 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Shot Put, Men 16 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Men 16 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men 18 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Hammer Throw, Men 14 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Javelin Throw, Men 17 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men 15 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Individual All-Around, Men 14 – 15 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Team All-Around, Men 14 – 16 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Bicycle Polo Bicycle Polo, Men 13 July 1908
1908 Summer Olympics Glíma Glíma, Men 25 July 1908