Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium

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Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium
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The indoor arena at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Location University of Science and Technology Beijing
Owner University of Science and Technology Beijing
Capacity 8,000
Opened 2007
Tenants
University of Science and Technology Beijing

The Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium (simplified Chinese: 北京科技大学体育馆; traditional Chinese: 北京科技大學體育館; pinyin: Běijīng Kējì Dàxué Tǐyùguǎn) is an indoor arena located on the campus of the University of Science and Technology Beijing. The venue covers an area of 2.38 hectares and the total floor space of construction reaches 24,662 square metres. The seating capacity is 8,024 seats, including 3,956 temporary ones. It consists of a main gym and a comprehensive facility. Construction started on October 2005 and was completed in August 2007.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics it hosted the judo and taekwondo matches. During the 2008 Summer Paralympics, it hosted the preliminary rounds of wheelchair basketball and the wheelchair rugby competition.

After the Olympic Games, the gymnasium could be used to host sport competitions, art performances, and cultural activities. It will also continue to serve the campus.

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Coordinates: 39°59′20″N 116°21′21″E / 39.98889°N 116.35583°E / 39.98889; 116.35583