European Athletics U20 Championships Borås, 18-21 July 2019 - Ryavallen Athletics Stadium

Ryavallen Athletic Stadium

Ryavallen Athletics Stadium was inaugurated in 1941 and has been a central venue for both football and athletics through more than a half century.

Originally the stadium hosted more than 19,000 spectators and in 1961, 22,654 spectators watched the football game between IF Elfsborg and IFK Norrköping.

During the 1958 football World Cup in Sweden, two matches were played at Ryavallen between The Soviet Union-Austria and Austria-England.

In 2005 the new football Stadium “Borås Arena” was inaugurated and in 2012 Ryavallen was renovated, for the Swedish Athletics Championships in 2013, to a modern athletics stadium.

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