the Millennium stadium (walisisch: Stadiwm y Mileniwm) in Cardiff is the national stadium of Wales. It is used preferentially for Rugby and football. It is at present the largest football stadium in Great Britain. To the new Wembley stadium in London at least so long is posed and/or. Old meeting Ford in Manchester is developed.
The stadium has a roof, which can be withdrawn if necessary as the second in Europe (and at present largest stadium world-wide). Around four 93 meters high masts were built and are thereby the highest building in Wales.
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the stadium was built in the place of the old national stadium 1999 in arm the park by Cardiff. It errichetet for the Rugby world championship 1999, which found in Wales instead of. The final and some further plays took place in the Millennium stadium.
The opening play of the Millennium stage found to 16. June 1999 between the walisischen Rugbyteam and the association of South Africa instead of. Wales won 29 to 19, the first victory, which the crew ever obtained over South Africa.
the stadium has place for 73.500 spectators. The stadium is excellent one of the twenty 5-Sterne-Stadien Europe, of the European federation UEFA. All 73,500 seats are considered. The stadium opened a lockable roof, that in 20 minutes and/or. to be closed can.
the stadium is used for Rugby plays and for football. Until the new Wembley stadium is posed, it will be final place English COMPANIES of the Cups and the League Cups. Besides here the Finals of the ascent Play Offs takes place to the next higher play class.
Other meetings held there are indoor Cricket and Speedway - running just like concerts. The most well-known is probably the appearance to 31. December 1999 the Manic Street Preachers before 65.000 spectators. In January 2005 it gave a meeting to victim in Asia for the Tsunami -.
In the future the stadium is presumably used with the Rugby world championship Rugby union World Cup 2007. While the olympic summer games 2012 Vorrundenspiele of the olympic football tournament will take place here.
Web on the left of
- Millennium stage (English)
coordinates: 51° 28 ′ 41 " N, 3° 10 ′ 56 " W