Stadion Miejski (Bielsko-Biała)

Stadion Miejski w Bielsku-Białej[1] (English: Municipal Stadium in Bielsko-Biała) is a football stadium in Bielsko-Biała, Poland. It is the home ground of Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała (since 1999) and BKS Stal Bielsko-Biała.

Stadion Miejski w Bielsku-Białej
Stadion Miejski Bielsko-Biała trybuna wschodnia February 2015.jpg
LocationUlica Rychlińskiego 21,[1] Bielsko-Biała, Poland
OperatorBielsko-Bialski Ośrodek Sportu i Rekreacji (BBOSiR)[1]
Capacity14,993[1]
Record attendance13,745 (Poland U-20 v. England U-20, 23 March 2018)[2]
Construction
Opened1927
Renovated2012-2015
Tenants
Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała
BKS Stal Bielsko Biała

The stadium is also known as the Stadion Podbeskidzia Bielsko-Biała (English: Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała Stadium) in connection with its most common host. Sometimes the stadium is called Stadion BBOSiR (English: BBOSiR Stadium) after the facility operator, but in fact the above-mentioned name refers to the stadium at ul. Młyńska 52 in Bielsko-Biała.[3]

HistoryEdit

It was built in 1927, reconstructed 30 years later and rebuilt in 2015. Now the stadium is football-specific, although in the past it had athletic track. Since August 2012 venue was under another reconstruction that cost 75 million zł.[4] The stadium was finished in June 2015 (although officially opened in October 2016) and its capacity increased to 14,993 seats.

International eventsEdit

The stadium hosted two matches of 1978 UEFA European Under-18 Championship and several matches of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Obiekt: Stadion Miejski". BBOSIR Bielsko (in Polish).
  2. ^ "Stadion". Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała (in Polish).
  3. ^ "Ważna współpraca w polskim sporcie. PZU sponsorem tytularnym Amp Futbol Ekstraklasy". Przegląd Sportowy. June 21, 2021.
  4. ^ "Stadion Miejski w Bielsku-Białej". Retrieved 17 January 2013.

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Coordinates: 49°49′02.71″N 19°03′15.36″E / 49.8174194°N 19.0542667°E / 49.8174194; 19.0542667