Olympiastadion (Berlin)

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Olympiastadion Berlin
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Full name Olympiastadion Berlin
Umwhile names Deutsches Stadion
Location Westend, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
Coordinates 52°30′53″N 13°14′22″E / 52.51472°N 13.23944°E / 52.51472; 13.23944Coordinates: 52°30′53″N 13°14′22″E / 52.51472°N 13.23944°E / 52.51472; 13.23944
Biggit 1934 tae 1936
Opened 1936
Renovatit 1974 (Reconfiguration)
2006 (Warld Cup)
Ainer Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH
Operator WALTER BAU-AG/DYWIDAG
Surface Grass
Construction cost 43 million RM (1936)
€247 million (2004)
Airchitect Werner March/Albert Speer (1936)
Friedrich Wilhelm Krahe (1974)
Capacity 74,064[1]
Field size 105 x 68 m
Tenants
Hertha BSC (Bundesliga) (1963–present)
Berlin Thunder (NFL Europa) (2004–2007)

The Olympiastadion (German pronunciation: [oˈlʏmpi̯aˈʃtaːdi̯ɔn]; Inglis: Olympic Stadium) is a sports stadium in Berlin, Germany. Thare hae been twa stadia on the steid: the present facility, an ane that is cried the Deutsches Stadion which wis biggit for the abortit 1916 Simmer Olympics. Baith wur designed bi members o the same faimily, the first bi Otto March an the seicont bi his son Werner March. It is the seicont biggest stadium in Germany behind Signal Iduna Pairk. It haes been the home stadium o the Hertha Berlin fitbaa team syne 1963.

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  1. Facts and Figures: Olympiastadion Berlin. Olympiastadion-berlin.de. Retrieved on 2013-12-06.