The stadium was originally constructed in the 5th centutry BC, but it acquired its current form in the 2nd century AD. The track is 177 meters and had stone sills and posts seperating the runners. 7,000 spectators could be seated here in the 12 tiers of seats on the north side and 6 tiers of seats on the west side. From the 5th century BC onward, this stadium was the site of the panhellenic Pythian games (more).

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