Empire Stadium, Wembley, London

NameEmpire Stadium (also known as Wembley Stadium)
PlaceWembley, London
Coordinates51.555833, -0.279722 (Definitely here)
Games1948 Summer Olympics
SportsArtistic Gymnastics / Athletics / Equestrian Jumping / Football / Hockey / Lacrosse / Opening ceremony / Closing ceremony
Opened1923
Demolished2007
Typeoutdoor venue
Dimensions400 m
SurfaceLoose cinders
Altitude58 m

Events held here

Games Sport Event Held
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 100 metres, Men 30 – 31 July 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 200 metres, Men 2 – 3 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres, Men 4 – 5 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 800 metres, Men 30 July – 2 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 1,500 metres, Men 4 – 6 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 5,000 metres, Men 31 July – 2 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 10,000 metres, Men 30 July 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Marathon, Men 7 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 110 metres Hurdles, Men 3 – 4 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres Hurdles, Men 30 – 31 July 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 3,000 metres Steeplechase, Men 3 – 5 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 4 × 100 metres Relay, Men 6 – 7 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 4 × 400 metres Relay, Men 6 – 7 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 10 kilometres Walk, Men 3 – 7 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 50 kilometres Walk, Men 31 July 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics High Jump, Men 30 July 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Pole Vault, Men 31 July – 2 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Long Jump, Men 31 July 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Triple Jump, Men 3 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Shot Put, Men 3 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Men 2 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Hammer Throw, Men 31 July 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Javelin Throw, Men 4 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Decathlon, Men 5 – 6 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 100 metres, Women 31 July – 2 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 200 metres, Women 5 – 6 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 80 metres Hurdles, Women 3 – 4 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 4 × 100 metres Relay, Women 7 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics High Jump, Women 7 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Long Jump, Women 4 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Shot Put, Women 4 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Women 30 July 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Javelin Throw, Women 31 July 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Equestrian Jumping Individual, Men 14 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Equestrian Jumping Team, Men 14 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Football Football, Men 26 July – 13 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Swedish Gymnastics, Open 7 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Swedish Gymnastics, Open 13 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Swedish Gymnastics, Open 7 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Swedish Gymnastics, Open 13 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Hockey Hockey, Men 31 July – 13 August 1948
1948 Summer Olympics Lacrosse Lacrosse, Men 5 August 1948