China Agricultural University Gymnasium

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China Agricultural University Gymnasium
2008 CAU Gymnasium Indoor Arena.JPG
The indoor arena at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Location China Agricultural University
Owner China Agricultural University
Capacity 6,000
Construction
Opened 2007
Architect South China University of Technology Institute of Architectural Design
Tenants
China Agricultural University

The China Agricultural University Gymnasium (simplified Chinese: 中国农业大学体育馆; traditional Chinese: 中國農業大學體育館; pinyin: Zhōngguó Nóngyè Dàxué Tǐyùguǎn) is an indoor arena located on the campus of the China Agricultural University in Beijing. It hosted the wrestling events of the 2008 Summer Olympics. The Gymnasium's rooftop has a staggered, stair-like design.

It covers an area of 23,950 square metres and has a capacity of 8,200 which will be reduced to 6000. It will also be turned into a sports complex for students of the China Agricultural University after the Olympic Games.

Construction started the first half of 2005 and was completed in July 2007.

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Coordinates: 40°0′9″N 116°21′11″E / 40.00250°N 116.35306°E / 40.00250; 116.35306