Trg Leona Stuklja (Leon Stukelj Square) is located in the centre of Maribor. It is a new square, which was opened in 2011. It is named by Leon Stukelj (1898 – 1999), famous gymnast, Oylmpic gold medalist and lawyer. He represents an important figure in the history of sports in Slovenia. The square was designed with the closure of Svetozarevska street and through the merger with the former square Viktor Kraigher. The Leon Stukelj Square is the largest town square in Slovenia, it has 9000 square meters.