National Athletics Stadium
The Silesian Stadium has already achieved a legendary status. It is one of the most recognisable places in the whole country. It is located in the largest park in Europe - the Silesian Park in Chorzów. It is the only World Athletics Class 1 certified athletics arena in Poland. The certificate confirms the compliance with the necessary requirements for organization of the biggest events in the world of the Queen of Sport, such as European championships and world championships.
The Cauldron of Witches provides unforgettable experiences, to which everyone wishes to return. This was best demonstrated by Kamila Skolimowska's Memorial, which in 2018 was held for the first time on the Silesian track. During the event, a record audience sat in the stands – 41,200 fans could be heard cheering in the stadium, all of them enthusiastic and having time of their lives.
Equally great emotions prevail among the audience during the Memorial of Janusz Kusociński held every year at the Silesian Stadium. During the last edition on August 25, 2020, the Silesian Stadium was officially awarded the title of the National Athletics Stadium.
This unique facility is also the largest and the best open music scene in Poland. Famous throughout the world artists such as AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns N ' Roses and U2 performed on the stadium stage.
Chorzów stadium is also a modern football arena. It was after the famous match of Poland vs England on June 6, 1973, that it earned the nickname "The Cauldron of Witches". English journalists hailed the Silesian Stadium as such after the white-reds' only victory over the Lions of Albion.
Euphoria after a win, frustration after a loss, delight, surprise, uncertainty, rivalry, adrenaline, defeat, success, record, VICTORY! All of our events provided and still provide an unforgettable experience. Due to the World Athletics Relays Silesia21, together we will add another chapter to the legend of the famous Silesian Stadium, the Stadium of Great Emotions!