The 9 stadiums for 2023 RWC in France

Paris - The nine stadiums to be used at the 2023 Rugby World Cup after France was named as hosts after a World Rugby vote on Wednesday.

Bordeaux (stade Matmut Atlantique)

Capacity: 42 000

Date of construction: 2015

Events hosted: 2016 European football championships

Lille (stade Pierre-Mauroy)

Capacity: 50 000

Date of construction: 2012

Events hosted: Davis Cup final 2014, 2017; 2016 European football championships; 2015 European basketball championships; 2017 world handball championships

Lyon (Parc OL)

Capacity: 59 000

Date of construction: 2016

Events hosted: European Cup rugby finals 2016; 2016 European football championships

Marseille (stade Velodrome)

Capacity: 67 400

Date of construction: 1937 (last renovation in 2014)

Events hosted: 1960, 1984, 2016 European football championships; 1998 Football World Cup; 2007 Rugby World Cup; 2017 Top 14 semi-finals

Nantes (stade de La Beaujoire - Louis-Fonteneau)

Capacity: 37 500

Date of construction: 1984 (last renovation in 2015)

Events hosted: 1984 European football championships; 1998 Football World Cup; 2007 Rugby World Cup

Nice (Allianz Riviera)

Capacity: 35 000

Date of construction: 2013

Events hosted: 2016 European football championships

Saint-Denis (Stade de France)

Capacity: 81 300

Date of construction: 1998 (last renovation in 2010)

Events hosted: 2016 European football championships; 1998 Football World Cup; 1999, 2007 Rugby World Cup; Six Nations rugby; 2003 World Athletics Championships

Saint-Etienne (stade Geoffroy-Guichard)

Capacity: 42 000

Date of construction: 1931 (last renovation in 2014)

Events hosted: 1984, 2016 European football championships; 1998 Football World Cup; 2007 Rugby World Cup; 2015 European Cup rugby semi-final

Toulouse (Stadium municipal)

Capacity: 33 150

Date of construction: 1937 (last renovation in 2015)

Events hosted: 2016 European football championships; 1938, 1998 Football World Cup; 1999, 2007 Rugby World Cup; French national rugby finals

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