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Shanghai Stadium

Stadium information
LocationShanghai, China
OwnerShanghai East Asia Sports & Culture Center
Capacity80,000(max), 65,000(football)
TenantsShanghai East Asia F.C.

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The Shanghai Stadium ( ) is a multi-purpose stadium in Shanghai, China. It is currently used mostly for football matches.

The stadium was built in 1997 when the 8th National Games of the People's Republic of China was held in Shanghai. It can hold about 80,000 people, so it is also called the "80,000 people's Stadium"(八万人体育场). It is one of the thirty largest football stadiums in the world, and is the third largest stadium in China after the Guangdong Olympic Stadium and the Beijing National Stadium. It was used for football preliminaries at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Shanghai Stadium was also the venue for the Opening Ceremony of the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

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New venuesBeijing National Stadium * Beijing National Aquatics Center * Beijing National Indoor Stadium * Beijing Shooting Range Hall * Wukesong Indoor Stadium * Laoshan Velodrome * Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park * China Agricultural University Gymnasium * Peking University Gymnasium * Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium * Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium * Olympic Green Tennis Center
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