The Silesian Stadium, which is also the National Athletics Stadium, celebrates its 65th anniversary this year. It has always been a very multifunctional facility serving various sports disciplines. The stadium hosted the largest football, athletics, speedway, cycling and entertainment and music events in Poland. The Polish sport history was written here with astonishing records that have not been broken to this day.

Currently, the Silesian Stadium is the most modern and largest athletics arena in Poland, one of the best-adapted football facilities in the country and the largest music scene in this part of Europe. The stadium has:

  • 54 378 bleacher seats
  • about 85,000 places during concerts
  • 24 VIP boxes with seating for 400 people
  • 1,777 business places
  • 106 places for disabled people
  • up to 842 stands for the media

The Silesian Stadium was officially awarded the title of National Athletics Stadium in August 2020. The facility meets the highest standards to organise events with European and world importance. The stadium has an extensive athletics infrastructure: 2 hammer and discus throw facilities, two high jump facilities, nine athletics tracks, three triple jump, long jump and pole vault facilities, two javelin throw and two shot put facilities. 

The most important athletics events held at the Silesian Stadium:

10.1957 – Poland and East Germany women’s and men’s athletics tournament
07.1967 – Poland and USSR women’s and men’s athletics tournament
08.1968 – Poland and Italy men’s athletics tournament
07.1969 – Poland, East Germany and USSR men’s and women’s triple tournament
06.2018 – 64th Janusz Kusociński Memorial
06.2018 – Polish Summer Paralympic Games
07.2018 – Polish Youth Olympic Games
08.2018 – 9th Kamila Skolimowska Memorial
05.2019 – 1st International Junior Athletics Meeting
06.2019 – 65th Janusz Kusociński Memorial
09.2019 – 10th Kamila Skolimowska Memorial
08.2020 – 66th Janusz Kusociński Memorial
09.2020 – 11th Kamila Skolimowska Memorial

The Silesian Stadium will host four international athletics events in 2021:

1-2 May – World Athletics Relays, i.e. World Relay Championship
29-30 May – European Athletics Team Championships
June 20 – Janusz Kusociński Memorial
September 5 – Kamila Skolimowska Memorial

We also invite you to visit the official website of the Silesian Stadium:


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