Stade Gaston-Gérard

Capacity16 288
5,417 (North stand)
5,384 (South stand)
Country France
CityDijon
ClubsDijon Football Côte-d'Or
Inauguration 19/05/1934
Renovations 1974, 1988, 1990, 2007-2009, 2008-2010
Address Boulevard Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, 21000 Dijon, France

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Description: Stade Gaston-Gérard

Located east of the city centre, the largest sports complex in Dijon was opened in 1934. From the start the multi-use stadium was its most important facility, holding both major athletic events and football. This is where Sergey Bubka set one of his amazing records before reaching an all-time high two years later in Italy.

As for football, it wasn’t always on the national level, but after the local side advanced to League 2 in 1974, floodlights were erected. Along with covering of the east stand (1988) and creation of skyboxes in the west (1990) those were the largest changes until early twenty-first century.

In 2007 a complete redevelopment project was launched, though divided into twoseparate stages, two standa each. By 2009 the north stand was ready and in 2010 its south equivalent of what was planned to be a 22,000-seater. However, works were halted then until 2014, when the east stand was also contracted, though with reduced size.

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