Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium
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Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium
Tianjin Olympic Center
Water Drop
Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium.jpg
Tianjin Olympic Center in April 2007
LocationTianjin, Ch
OwnerTianjin Government
OperatorIRENA Group
Capacity60,000
Construction
Built2003-2007
OpenedAugust 2007
Construction cost1.5 billion RMB
ArchitectAXS Satow
Tenants
Tianjin TEDA
Tianjin Tianhai (formerly)

The Tianjin Olympic Center (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Ti?nj?n Àolínp?kè Zh?ngx?n), often colloquially referred to as the Water Drop (Chinese: ; pinyin: Shu?d?), is a sports complex with a multi-use stadium in Tianjin, China. Construction started in August 2003 and was completed in August 2007. It is the home stadium of Tianjin TEDA.

The stadium hosted games for the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup and Football preliminaries at the 2008 Summer Olympics. It also hosted the Athletics competitions at the 2017 National Games of China.

It covers 78,000 square meters and has a capacity of 60,000 seats. It as a length of 380 meters (1,250 ft), a width of 270 meters (890 ft), and a height of 53 meters. The stadium is nicknamed "The Water Drop" because the outside of the venue was designed to resemble a drop of water. The stadium cost nearly 1.5 billion Yuan. The architects were AXS Satow.[1]

In 2011, the venue hosted a football match between Tianjin TEDA F.C. and the Spanish side Real Madrid.[2]

The stadium houses sports facilities, exhibition halls, conference rooms and gyms. It also has the capacity for entertainment and shopping complexes. American singer and recording artist Mariah Carey performed The Elusive Chanteuse Show in the stadium on 17 October 2014 and thus making her as the only international artist to have visited Tianjin.

References

  1. ^ "" [Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium]. AXS Satow. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Mark Jones (2017-04-02). "Barcelona lose Facebook battle to Real Madrid - despite bombarding fans with desperate direct messages". Daily Mirror. Retrieved .

Coordinates: 39°4?24.4?N 117°10?9.8?E / 39.073444°N 117.169389°E / 39.073444; 117.169389



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