Velodromo Sempione

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Velodromo Sempione
Velodromo Sempione.jpg
LocationMilan, Italy
OwnerCity of Milan
Construction
Opened27 April 1914[1]
Demolished1928[1]
Tenants
A.C. Milan (1914–1919)[2]
US Milanese
Sport Club Italia

The Velodromo Sempione was a multi-purpose stadium in Milan, Italy, which was inaugurated on 27 April 1914.[1]

It hosted a variety of sport events, including cycling,[3] rugby, football, boxing, and basketball.[4]

The velodrome hosted various editions of the Giro di Lombardia.[1] The Sempione also hosted the rugby matches of Sport Club Italia and the football matches of US Milanese and A.C. Milan.[4]

In the 1920s, it was the home ground for the Italy national football team twice.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Milano e ciclismo eroico: dagli albori al Vigorelli". Lombardia Beni Culturali (in Italian). Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  2. ^ "I campi di gioco del Milan". Magliarossonera.it. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  3. ^ Gregori, Claudio (2005). "Ciclismo". Treccani (in Italian). Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  4. ^ a b Ansani, Michele; Cervi, Gino; Sacco, Gianni; Sanfilippo, Claudio (2019). 1899 A.C. Milan: Le storie (in Italian). Hoepli. ISBN 9788820391911.
  5. ^ "Velodromo Sempione, Milan". EU-football.info. Retrieved 6 April 2021.