|Location||London, United Kingdom|
|Capacity||WHU: 57,000; Sports: 66,000; Concerts: 79,990|
|Surface Type||Desso Grassmaster|
London Stadium (also referred as the Olympic Stadium), is a multi-purpose stadium, located at Stratford in Greater London, England. The construction work began on 22nd May 2008 and took three years’ time to complete with a construction cost of around £486 million under the supervision of project manager Savills. It was opened to the spectators on 6th May 2012. It has also hosted 2012 London Olympics and the subsequent Paralympics. Apart from hosting the 2012 Olympics, the stadium has witnessed numerous Rugby World Cup & Rugby League matches and is being selected to host the IAAF World Championships and World Para-athletics Championships in 2017. It is the home stadium of the famous football club West Ham United and British Athletics. Post 2012 London Olympics, it underwent a series of renovation in between 2012-2015 to serve as a venue for various kind of sports and to meet sporting bodies’ standards. Due to its tractable seating and oval shape, it can also hold concerts and other sporting events such as Cricket or Baseball. Apart from hosting various national and international level sports events, it has also hosted various musical events such as Electric Daisy Carnival, Wireless Festival, Hard Rock Calling and AC/DC.
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