The Vélodrome d'Hiver (French pronunciation: [velɔdʁɔm divɛʁ], Winter Velodrome), colloquially Vel' d'Hiv, was an indoor bicycle racing cycle track and stadium (velodrome) on rue Nélaton, not far from the Eiffel Tower in Paris. As well as track cycling, it was used for ice hockey, wrestling, boxing, roller-skating, circuses, spectaculars, and demonstrations. It was the ...
Stade Marcel Saupin was a multi-purpose stadium in Nantes, France. It was used mostly for football matches. The stadium was able to hold 25,000 people and was built in 1937. It was the home of FC Nantes Atlantique until 1984 when they moved to Stade de la Beaujoire.
Tour de France 2005 route map
Stage 13 - Friday, July 15: Miramas - Montpellier, 173.5 km
In between Alps and Pyrenees, this is pretty flat stage so some young riders would try his one day fame.
The finish line is inside Stade de la Mosson - home of Montpellier club. The football stadium will be a Velodrome for the day.
Stade Pershing was a multi-purpose stadium in Vincennes, France. It was used mostly for football matches and hosted the final of the Coupe de France on four occasions. It also hosted some of the football and rugby matches during the 1924 Summer Olympics. The stadium was able to hold 29,000 spectators at its height; it opened in 1919 and closed in 1960. Its area currently hosts baseball games.