"Beijing and the XXIX Olympiad" 2008 Olympics (venues) Tip by ntm2322

2008 Olympics (venues), Beijing: 9 reviews and 11 photos

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The 29th Olympiad will be held in Beijing from August 8 until August 24 2008.

The National Stadium (Bird's Nest) is located at Olympic Green, covers an area of 258,000m2 (about 63.8 acres) and it will host the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

Half of the competition venues are located in Olympic Green at the north end of the central axis of Beijing.

Don?t worry, Beijing authorities have planned everything, for your convenience subway stations will connect the Olympic Green to the downtown area. And of course you can still opt by taking a bus, taxi, car, etc.

During the Beijing Olympics 31 venues will be used in Beijing and some more in other six cities (Hong Kong, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shenyang and Tianjin).

Venues in Beijing:

National Stadium
Athletics and Football (Olympic Green)

National Aquatics Center
Swimming, Diving, Water Polo and Synchronized Swimming (Olympic Green)

National Indoor Stadium
Artistic Gymnastics, Trampolines and Handball (Olympic Green)

Hockey Field
Hockey (Olympic Green)

Archery Field
Archery (Olympic Green)

Tennis Center
Tennis (Olympic Green)

Fencing Gymnasium
Fencing preliminaries and finals and Modern Pentathlon (fencing and shooting) (Olympic Green)

Beijing Shooting Range Hall
Shooting (Shijingshan District)

Laoshan Velodrome
Cycling (track) (Laoshan, Shijingshan District)

Laoshan Mountain Bike Course
Cycling (Mountain Bike) (Laoshan, Shijingshan District)

BMX Field
Cycling (BMX) (Laoshan, Shijingshan District)

Wukesong Indoor Stadium
Basketball (Wukesong Sports Center, Haidian District)

China Agricultural University Gymnasium
Wrestling (China Agricultural University (East Campus), Haidian District)

Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium
Judo and Taekwondo (Beijing Science and Technology University, Haidian District)

Equipment: Capital Indoor Stadium
Volleyball (Baishi Bridge, Haidian District)

Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field
Shooting (Xiangshan Nan Lu, Haidian District)

Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium
Volleyball (Beijing Institute of Technology, Haidian District)

Beihang University Gymnasium
Weightlifting (Beihang University, Haidian District)

Wukesong Baseball Field
Baseball (Wukesong Sports Center, Haidian District)

Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium
Badminton and Rhythmic Gymnastics (Beijing University of Technology, Chaoyang District)

Olympic Sports Center Stadium
Football and Modern Pentathlon (running and equestrian) (Olympic Sports Center, Chaoyang District)

Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium
Handball (Olympic Sports Center, Chaoyang District)

Workers' Stadium
Football (Gongti Lu, Chaoyang District)

Workers' Indoor Arena
Boxing (Gongti Lu, Chaoyang District)

Ying Tung Natatorium
Water Polo and Modern Pentathlon (swimming) (Olympic Sports Center, Chaoyang District)

Beach Volleyball Ground
Beach Volleyball (Chaoyang Park, Chaoyang District)

Triathlon Venue
Triathlon (Ming Tomb Reservoir)

Urban Road Cycling Course
Cycling (Road Race)

Fengtai Softball Field
Softball (Fengtai Sports Center, Fengtai District)

Shenyang Wulihe Stadium
Football Preliminary (Shenyang)

Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park
Rowing and Canoe/Kayak (flat-water racing and Slalom Racing) (Mapo Village, Shunyi District)

Venues outside Beijing:

Hong Kong Equestrian Venueses
Equestrian (Hong Kong)

Qingdao International Sailing Centre
Sailing (Qingdao)

Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium
Football Preliminary (Qinhuangdao)

Shanghai Stadium
Football Preliminary (Shanghai)

Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium
Football Preliminary (Tianjin)

Theme: Sports Watching
Website: http://www.beijing-2008.org

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  • Updated Nov 22, 2007
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