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Colette Besson Stadium

Commune de Dijon

Dijon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Altitude : 248m
1 Stadium

Centre disciplines

Athletics Para athletics


Athletics stadium in Dijon, the capital of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Located on the university campus near the CREPS and Gilles Cometti Centre of Performance Expertise (15 rue Pierre de Coubertin), this stadium offers all facilities required for club activities and to host competitors and the public. A covered hall, a secondary stadium and green spaces complete the facilities which back onto the main stadium, with tracks that were refurbished in 2017.

Special features

Proximity to the Île-de-France region : 1h 35m TGV train daily, in the middle of rail and motorway networks, boasting highly effective support facilities, expertise and an excellent standard of living.

Optimal training conditions thanks to the environment and air quality as Dijon is the urban area with the lowest level of fine particulate air pollution in France.

Nearby hotel : Hôtel Mercure, 13 minutes from Colette Besson Stadium

Nearby facilities :

  • Dijon Métropole Olympic Swimming Pool
  • CREPS Dijon-Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
  • Gilles Cometti Centre of Performance Expertise

Known for

Training site for numerous high-level athletes at Dijon University Club, including Alexis Miellet, three-time French 1,500 metre champion.

Hosted the French Youth Championships from 19 to 21 July,

Hosted the Interclub Athletics Final for under-22s, under-19s and under-17s on 15 October 2019.

Hosted the semi-finals of the French Cross-Country Championships on 16 February 2020.

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Ice bath Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Relaxation room Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Sauna

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