The indoor arena at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
The Capital Indoor Stadium (simplified Chinese: 首都体育馆; traditional Chinese: 首都體育館; pinyin: Shǒudū Tǐyùguǎn) is an indoor arena in Beijing, China that was built in 1968. It hosted matches between national table tennis teams of China and the United States in 1971; these matches were part of the exchange program known as ping pong diplomacy.
Capital Indoor Stadium recently underwent a renovation and expansion that was completed in late 2007 for the 2008 Summer Olympics, where it hosted volleyball events.
It was renovated in 2001 to become a venue for the World University Games.
On 19 and 20 November 1999: Asian Tour No Doubt – Chage & Aska Asian Tour 1999. On 23 October 2010, the South Korean boy band, Super Junior held the 4th show of their tour Super Show 3 with a sold-out crowd of 14,500 people at the stadium.
It has a capacity of 17,345 and a floor space of 54,707 square meters expanded from the old 53,000.
The stadium hosted one of the first NBA games in China, hosted on October 17, 2004 in front of a sellout capacity of 17,903.
- Komazawa Volleyball Courts, Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium (final)
- Juan de la Barrera Olympic Gymnasium (final), Juan Escutia Sports Palace, Revolution Ice Rink
- Montreal Forum (final), Paul Sauvé Centre
- Druzhba Multipurpose Arena, Minor Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium (final)
- Long Beach Arena
- Hanyang University Gymnasium, Jamsil Gymnasium (final), Saemaul Sports Hall
- Palau dels Esports de Barcelona, Palau Sant Jordi (final), Pavelló de la Vall d'Hebron
- Clayton County International Park (2-man), Omni Coliseum (indoor final), Stegeman Coliseum
- Bondi Beach, Sydney Entertainment Centre (indoor final), Sydney Showground Pavilion 4
- Faliro Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre, Peace and Friendship Stadium
- Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium, Capital Indoor Stadium (indoor final), Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground
- Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Horse Guards Parade
- Copacabana Beach, Maracanãzinho
Coordinates: 39°56′19.70″N 116°19′16.20″E / 39.9388056°N 116.3211667°E