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Encyclopedia > Olympic Stadium, Munich
The Munich Olympiastadion from bigfotos
The Munich Olympiastadion from bigfotos

At the heart of the Olympiapark München in northern Munich, the Olympiastadion was the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics. With a capacity of 69,250, the stadium hosted venues including the 1974 World Cup Final and the 1988 European Championship Final. Download high resolution version (1171x772, 194 KB)The Olympic Stadium in Munich This photo was take from [1]. Their fair use policy reads as follows: Non-commercial use Images for private or educational purposes, including use by schools, universities, churches etc. ... Download high resolution version (1171x772, 194 KB)The Olympic Stadium in Munich This photo was take from [1]. Their fair use policy reads as follows: Non-commercial use Images for private or educational purposes, including use by schools, universities, churches etc. ... Munich and the Bavarian Alps Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen) is the largest city and capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... Partial view of The Olympiapark The Olympiapark in Munich, Germany, is a Olympic Park which was constructed for the 1972 Summer Olympics. ... Munich and the Bavarian Alps Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen) is the largest city and capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... The 1972 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XX. Olympiad, were held in Munich, West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972. ... The 1974 Football World Cup was held in West Germany. ... Ruud Gullit lifts the trophy after winning the cup with the Netherlands The 1988 European Football Championship (Euro 88) final tournament was held at West Germany. ...


Designed by the German architect Günther Behnisch, the Olympiastadion was considered revolutionary for its time: large sweeping canopies of plexiglass stabilised by steel cables were used for the first time in a large scale. The idea was to imitate the Alps and to set a counterpart to the Berlin Summer Olympics of 1936, which were held under the Nazi-Regime. The sweeping and transparent canopy was to symbolize the new, democratic and optimistic Germany. This is reflected in the official motto: "The happy Games" ("die heiteren Spiele"). Günther Behnisch is a German architect (born 1922 in Dresden, Germany); Behnisch is one of the most prominent architects representing deconstructivism. ... The Athens Olympic Stadium A modern stadium (plural stadiums, Latin plural stadia) is a place, or venue, for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts or other events, consisting of a field or stage partly or completely surrounded by a structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event. ... Structure of PMMA: (C5O2H8)n Structure of methyl methacrylate Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) or polymethyl-2-methylpropanoate is the synthetic polymer of methyl methacrylate. ... The old steel cable of a colliery winding tower Steel is a metal alloy whose major component is iron, with carbon being the primary alloying material. ... Coils of rope used for long-line fishing A rope (IPA: ) is a length of fibers, twisted or braided together to improve strength for pulling and connecting. ... (help· info) is the capital city and a state of Germany. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group or organization. ...


However, the stadium and its adjoining Olympic Village became infamous for the tragic events of the 1972 Olympics, rather than celebrated as the site of the great athletic achievements of competitors such as United States' swimmer Mark Spitz and sprinter Mary Peters. A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... One of the Black September terrorists on the balcony of the Israeli team quarters at the Olympic village The Munich massacre occurred during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, when members of the Israeli Olympic team were taken hostage by the Palestinian terrorist organization Black September – a group within... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950, Modesto, California) is a Jewish American swimmer. ... Dame Mary Peters, DBE (born 6 July 1939) is a former British pentathlete. ...

TSV 1860 München soccer game
TSV 1860 München soccer game

Following the Olympics, the stadium became the home of FC Bayern München, with their rival TSV 1860 München moving in during the 1990s. These two teams coexisted in the Olympiastadion until 2005, when both clubs moved to the purpose built Allianz Arena. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1632x1224, 914 KB) Summary Uploader is photographer. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1632x1224, 914 KB) Summary Uploader is photographer. ... Bayern Munich or FC Bayern München is a German football club based in Munich, capital of the state of Bavaria. ... TSV 1860 München, also known as Löwen (The Lions), is a German sports club in Munich with over 23,000 members, first created July 15, 1848. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Allianz Arena The Allianz Arena is a football stadium located in the north-Munich district of Fröttmaning. ...


In addition to hosting the 1972 Olympic Games, the Olympiastadion also saw the legendary final of the 1974 World Cup, which resulted in a 2-1 victory for Germany against Holland. The stadium is also famous in English football lore as the site of the England's 5-1 win over Germany in September 2001. Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my [birth]right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked... First international Scotland 0 - 0 England (Partick, Scotland; 30 November 1872) Largest win Ireland 0 - 13 England (Belfast, Northern Ireland; 18 February 1882) Worst defeat Hungary 7 - 1 England (Budapest, Hungary; 23 May 1954) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1950) Best result Winners, 1966 European Championship Appearances 7 (First...


In addition to being a sports venue, the Olympic Stadium plays host to many open-air concerts by the likes of Jon Bon Jovi, Robbie Williams, and The Rolling Stones. Guns N' Roses filmed parts of their Estranged video there when they visited Munich in June 1993. Jon Bon Jovi (born March 2, 1962) is an American singer, composer, musician (guitar, piano, harmonica, keyboard) of the rock band Bon Jovi, Hollywood actor, and co-owner of the Arena Football League Team, the Philadelphia Soul. ... Robert Peter Maximillian Williams(born 13 February 1974 in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire) is an English pop singer. ... The Rolling Stones are a British rock group that rose to prominence during the British Invasion in the 1960s. ... Guns N Roses (GNR) are an American hard rock band. ... Look up Video in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Video is the technology of capturing, recording, processing, transmitting, and reconstructing moving pictures, typically using celluloid film, electronic signals, or digital media. ... Munich and the Bavarian Alps Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen) is the largest city and capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


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UEFA 5-star rated football stadia
Austria Ernst Happel
England Old Trafford
France Stade de France
Germany AOL Arena - Olympiastadion - Veltins-Arena
Greece Olympic Stadium
Italy San Siro - Stadio Olimpico
Netherlands Amsterdam ArenA - De Kuip
Portugal Estádio da Luz - Estádio do Dragão - Estádio José Alvalade
Russia Luzhniki Stadium
Scotland Hampden Park - Ibrox Stadium
Spain Camp Nou - Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
Estadio Olimpico, Sevilla - Vicente Calderón
Turkey Atatürk
Wales Millennium Stadium

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World Cup stadium fear for Munich - Telegraph (379 words)
MUNICH will miss out on the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany because a row over a new stadium will not be solved in time, TSV 1860 Munich president Karl-Heinz Wildmoser said yesterday.
Munich's hopes of taking part in the World Cup suffered a blow when a project to modernise the ageing Olympic Stadium was unexpectedly withdrawn last year by the architects who had submitted it.
Munich's Olympic Stadium was built for the 1972 Games and was the venue for West Germany's memorable 2-1 triumph over Holland in the 1974 World Cup final.
Olympic Stadium, Munich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (365 words)
At the heart of the Olympiapark München in northern Munich, the Olympiastadion was the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics.
However, the stadium and its adjoining Olympic Village became infamous for the tragic events of the 1972 Olympics, rather than celebrated as the site of the great athletic achievements of competitors such as United States' swimmer Mark Spitz and sprinter Mary Peters.
Following the Olympics, the stadium became the home of FC Bayern München, with their rival TSV 1860 München moving in during the 1990s.
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