21+ Olympiastadion Athen Background. Ολυμπιακό στάδιο αθηνών σπύρος λούης, olympiakó stádio athinon spyros louis) is a sports stadium in athens, greece. The spectacular panathenaic stadium was home to the first modern olympic games in 1896 in athens.
330 bc, primarily for the panathenaic games. Compare 1000s of hotels in athens, greece. It is named after the first modern olympic marathon race winner in 1896, spyros louis.
It is a part of the athens olympic sports complex and is named after the first modern olympic marathon gold medalist in 1896, spyros louis.
Originally built in the 1980s for the european athletics championships, the olympic stadium (officially the olympic athletic center of athens “spiros louis” or oaka) was remodeled by spanish architect santiago calatrava for the 2004 olympics. Hosted the first modern games in1896. What was the first olympic stadium named after? The olympiastadion is a sports stadium at olympiapark berlin in berlin, germany.