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Xi'an Olympic Sports Center to be completed by end of 2019

Updated: 2019-08-01

As the newly built venue of the 14th National Games, the Xi'an Olympic Sports Center will be the site of the event's the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as host its competitions. Its construction progress has received great attention from all levels of the public.

Located in Xi'an International Trade and Logistics (ITL) Park, the center will build a stadium that can accommodate 60,000 people, a gymnasium with 18,000 seats, as well as a swimming and diving hall with 4,000 seats.

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An aerial photo shows the construction progress of the main stadium of the Xi'an Olympic Sports Center. [Photo/itl.gov.cn]

The swimming and diving hall is built in compliance with FINA standards. After the 14th National Games, it will be officially opened to the public and become the center of Xi'an's water entertainment.

With a total construction area of 3 million square meters, the center will also include the national games village, a lake, as well as Xi'an sports training base and sports town.

At present, it has completed the closure of the main structure and the steel structure, as well as the construction of electromechanical pipelines and curtain walls, forming a multi-professional cross-construction pattern.

It is expected that the construction of the gymnasium, as well as the swimming and diving hall will be completed at the end of October. The main stadium is expected to be completed by the end of the year.