Olympia

Olympia

Olympia, also commonly called Olympiastadion, is a stadium located in Helsingborg. Opened in 1898, its name was influenced by the recent introduction of the the modern Olympics. The venue is mainly used for football, being home to local team Helsingborgs IF.

Olympia played host to two matches during World Cup 1958. Both games were Group 1 ties, involving West Germany, Czechoslovakia and Argentina.


Location: Helsingborg

Capacity: 27,000

Construction: Opened 1898

Matches: West Germany 2 : 2 Czechoslovakia (June 11), Czechoslovakia 6 : 1 Argentina (June 15)


World Cup 1958 Venues : Rasunda Stadium, Ullevi Stadium, Malmo Stadion, Olympia, Tunavallen, Idrottsparken, Jernvallen, Rimnersvallen, Ryavallen, Orjans Vall, Eyravallen and Arosvallen.