The City Stadium is an athletic and football stadium that was opened in the summer of 1938 in Ostrava-Vítkovice.
Several world records were broken here, including two in 10,000 meters by the most famous Czech long distance runner Emil Zatopek. The internationa matches of national football team of Czechoslovakia took place at the stadium as well as the international cup matches of Baník Ostrava and FC Vitkovice.
The sporting area in Vítkovice consists of a stadium with a capacity of 15,000 spectators, as well as a football pitch with artificial grass and athletic track, throwing sectors and a gym.
Since 1961 the stadium has been the venue for the prestigious athletics meeting Ostrava Golden Spike.
Since 2010 the stadium went under extensive reconstruction. New tribunes were built on the site of the concrete gallery and together with the main stand they create „a closed ring“ around the whole stadium. The track and sectors got a new surface, a new lawn was laid on.
City stadium Ostrava-Vítkovice
Závodní 2992 / 86D, 703 00 Ostrava - Vítkovice