Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria

NameMelbourne Cricket Ground
PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
Coordinates-37.82, 144.983333 (Definitely here)
Games1956 Summer Olympics / 2000 Summer Olympics
SportsAthletics / Australian Rules Football / Baseball / Football / Hockey / Opening ceremony / Closing ceremony
Opened1854
Typeoutdoor venue
Dimensions400 m
SurfaceLoose cinders
Altitude17 m

Events held here

Games Sport Event Held
1956 Summer Olympics Australian Rules Football Australian Rules Football, Men 7 December 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 100 metres, Men 23 – 24 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 200 metres, Men 26 – 27 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres, Men 28 – 29 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 800 metres, Men 23 – 26 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 1,500 metres, Men 29 November – 1 December 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 5,000 metres, Men 26 – 28 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 10,000 metres, Men 23 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Marathon, Men 1 December 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 110 metres Hurdles, Men 27 – 28 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres Hurdles, Men 23 – 24 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 3,000 metres Steeplechase, Men 27 – 29 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 4 × 100 metres Relay, Men 30 November – 1 December 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 4 × 400 metres Relay, Men 30 November – 1 December 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 20 kilometres Walk, Men 28 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 50 kilometres Walk, Men 24 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics High Jump, Men 23 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Pole Vault, Men 24 – 26 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Long Jump, Men 24 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Triple Jump, Men 27 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Shot Put, Men 28 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Men 27 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Hammer Throw, Men 24 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Javelin Throw, Men 26 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Decathlon, Men 29 – 30 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 100 metres, Women 24 – 26 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 200 metres, Women 29 – 30 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 80 metres Hurdles, Women 27 – 28 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics 4 × 100 metres Relay, Women 1 December 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics High Jump, Women 1 December 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Long Jump, Women 27 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Shot Put, Women 30 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Women 23 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Javelin Throw, Women 28 November 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Baseball Baseball, Men 1 December 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Football Football, Men 24 November – 8 December 1956
1956 Summer Olympics Hockey Hockey, Men 23 November – 6 December 1956
2000 Summer Olympics Football Football, Men 13 – 30 September 2000
2000 Summer Olympics Football Football, Women 13 – 28 September 2000