The International Athletics Stadium in Givat Ram is part of the sports centre of the Hebrew University and belongs to the Jerusalem Municipality.
The stadium, which was first inaugurated at a sporting event in 1958, is a historic site where a variety of events have been held since its establishment, whether competitions such as the International Paralympic Games in 1968, the Maccabiah event in 2017 and of course the 2004 Israeli Athletics Championships.
The stadium has been upgraded ahead of this year’s championship event, and a stadium of 3,615 seats has been built. 2,000 of them, under one roof.
Even the track itself and all of the other facilities were renewed and modified to a professional level.
Also, all of the technological devices in the stadium have been upgraded and renewed. Along with placing a results screen, a photo-finish tower and other upgrades, the Jerusalem Municipality and other relevant parties have invested a lot of resources (about 50m NIS) and efforts into the project so that all of the participants shall have a rich and professional experience on an international level, which integrates with the fact that Jerusalem is a city of sport.
The stadium had the honors of hosting the U18 Championships last July , and welcomed more than 50 European participating countries.
We hope you will all enjoy our facilities and hospitality.
See you in Jerusalem!