Thursday, March 13, 2008

Olympic Badminton Olympic Table Tennis

Outdoor track and field events at the Beijing Olympics will take place at the gigantic National Stadium aka the Bird's Nest.

Indoor events such as table tennis, badminton and wrestling (sports which hosts China are expected to excel at) will be staged at a number of sports halls and gymnasiums around the capital.

Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium

The National Indoor Stadium located in the Olympic Green is nearing completion and will stage the artistic gymnastics, trampoline and handball events.

The other venues are located on the campuses of some of Beijing's most prestigious universities.

China Agricultural University Gymnasium hosts the wrestling tournament, the 7,500-capacity Peking University Gymnasium will stage the table tennis. The Olympic judo and taekwondo competitions are to be held at the Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium, while the badminton and rhythmic gymnastics events are staged at Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium.

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