La Redoute Stadium

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Location
20°53'03"S
055°26'31"E
Country
 France
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The La Redoute Stadium is a French Stadium on the island of Réunion, an overseas department in the south-western Indian Ocean. It is located in Saint-Denis, the capital, on the small plateau hosting neighborhood of La Redoute.

History

Frequented by neighborhood joggers, this sports ground welcomes every year the arrival of Grand Raid, a mountain race that crosses the island from the Sud Sauvage. In the past, horse races, and races of donkeys and pigs were organized there and were lively popular successes: the site supported a hippodrome now disappeared. it also had, for a time, a velodrome at the beginning of 20th century.
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