The opening ceremony is on Friday, August 8th and the closing
ceremony on Sunday, August 24th.
Preliminary football matches will already have been played on August
6th and 7th.
The swimming event will be held at the National Aquatics Center
in the Olympic Green from August 9th-24th.
The 10km-marathon swimming event for men and women will be held at Shunyi Olympic
The water polo event for men and women will be held at Ying Tung Natatorium;
with the finals on August 21st and 24th.
The archery event will be held at the Olympic Green Archery
Field from August 9th-15th.
The athletics event will be held in Beijing from August 15th-24th; at
the National Stadium
in the Olympic Green.
The starting point of the marathon event is at Tiananmen Square with
the finish line in the National Stadium; while the walking event starts and finishes at
the National Stadium, for a round trip on a 2km course at the boulevard in the Olympic
The badminton event will be held at the Beijing University of
Technology Gymnasium from August 9th-17th.
The baseball event will be held at the Wukesong Baseball Field
in Beijing from August 13th-23rd.
The basketball event will be held at Wukesong Indoor Stadium
in Beijing from August 9th-24th.
The boxing event will be held at the Workers' Indoor Arena
in Beijing from August 9th-24th.
The canoe/kayak events will be held at the Shunyi Olympic
Rowing-Canoeing Park on the side of Chaobai River in the Shunyi District of Beijing
from August 11th-23rd.
BMX was added to the Olympic Games in Beijing.
The cycling events will be held from August 9th-23rd.
Laoshan venues, in the Shijingshan District of Beijing, will be the
scene for track (Laoshan
Velodrome), mountain bike (Laoshan Mountain Bike
Course) and BMX (Laoshan
Bicycle Moto Cross Venue); while road cycling will be held at the Urban Road Cycling Course.
The equestrian events will be held in Hong Kong from
August 9th-20th; with the jumping and dressage events held at the main venue in Shatin and
the cross country competition at Beas River.
The fencing event will be held at the Fencing Hall, in the
National Convention Center on the Olympic Green, from August 9th-17th.
The football competitions will be held from August 6th-23rd, in five
cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Shenyang and Qinhuangdao.
The finals for men and women will be held in Beijing where three
venues are located: the Workers' Stadium, the
Olympic Sports Center
Stadium and the National
The venues outside Beijing are: Shanghai Stadium, Tianjin Olympic Center
Olympic Sport Center Stadium and Qinhuangdao Olympic
Sports Center Stadium.
The gymnastics event will be held in Beijing from August 9th-24th;
with the artistic gymnastics and trampoline competitions taking place at the National Indoor Stadium
and the rhythmic gymnastics at the Beijing University of
The handball event will be held in Beijing from August 9th-24th. The
preliminary competitions will be held at the Olympic Sports Center
Gymnasium and the finals at the National Indoor
The hockey event will be held at the Olympic Green Hockey
Field (two pitches) in Beijing from August 10th-23rd.
The judo event will be held at the University of Science and
Technology Beijing Gymnasium from August 9th-15th.
The Modern Pentathlon event will take place at the Fencing Hall, Ying Tung Natatorium
and Olympic Sports
Center Stadium on August 21st and 22nd.
The rowing event will be held at Shunyi Olympic
Rowing-Canoeing Park on the side of Chaobai River in Shunyi District of Beijing from
The sailing event will be held at Qingdao Olympic
Sailing Center from August 9th-21st.
The shooting event will be held at Shijingshan District's Beijing Shooting Range
Hall and Beijing
Shooting Range CTF from August 9th-17th.
The softball event will be held at the Fengtai Softball Field
in Beijing from August 12th-21st.
The table tennis event will be held at the Peking University
Gymnasium from August 13th-23rd.
The taekwondo event will be held at University of Science and
Technology Beijing Gymnasium from August 20th-23rd.
The tennis event will be held at the Olympic Green Tennis
Center in Beijing from August 10th-17th.
The triathlon event will be held at a scenic area of the Ming Tomb Reservoir in Changping
District of northern Beijing from August 18th-19th.
The main venue is near the big dam of the reservoir.
Swimming will be held on the reservoir while cycling and running will
be held on the big dam and the road section south of the dam.
The volleyball event will be held in Beijing from August 9th-24th.
The preliminary competitions will be held at the Capital Indoor Stadium
and Beijing Institute
of Technology Gymnasium and the finals will be held at the Capital Indoor Stadium.
The beach volleyball competitions will be held at the Chaoyang Park Beach
Volleyball Ground from August 9th-22nd.
The weightlifting event will be held at the Beijing University of
Aeronautics and Astronautics Gymnasium from August 9th-19th.
The wrestling event will be held at China Agriculture
University Gymnasium in Beijing from August 12th-21st.
Hall: Fencing and Modern Pentathlon.
Aquatics Center: Swimming, Diving and Synchronised Swimming.
Indoor Stadium: Artistic Gymnastics, Gymnastics Trampoline and Handball.
Stadium: Athletics and Football.
Green Archery Field: Archery.
Green Hockey Field (two pitches): Hockey.
Green Tennis Center: Tennis.
Sports Center Stadium: Modern Pentathlon.
Sports Center Gymnasium: Handball.
Tung Natatorium: Water Polo and Modern Pentathlon.
Western Community Area
Shooting Range CTF: Shooting.
Shooting Range Hall: Shooting.
Softball Field: Softball.
Bicycle Moto Cross Venue: Cycling BMX.
Mountain Bike Course: Cycling Mountain Bike.
Velodrome: Cycling Track.
Baseball Field: Baseball.
Indoor Stadium: Basketball.
North Scenic Area
Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park: Rowing, Canoe/Kayak Flatwater, Canoe/Kayak Slalom,
Venue (Ming Tomb Reservoir): Triathlon.
Institute of Technology Gymnasium: Volleyball.
University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Gymnasium: Weightlifting.
Indoor Stadium: Volleyball.
Agriculture University Gymnasium: Wrestling.
University Gymnasium: Table Tennis.
of Science and Technology Beijing Gymnasium: Judo and Taekwondo.
University of Technology Gymnasium: Badminton and Rhythmic Gymnastics.
Park Beach Volleyball Ground: Beach Volleyball.
Road Cycling Course: Cycling Road race.
Indoor Arena: Boxing.
Hong Kong Equestrian
Venues: Equestrian Cross Country (Beas River); Equestrian Jumping and Dressage
Sports Center Stadium: Football.
Sailing Center: Sailing.
Olympic Sport Center Stadium: Football.
Olympic Center Stadium: Football.
Map of the Olympic
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