China National Convention Center

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The fencing hall at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

The China National Convention Center, sometimes known as the Olympic Green Convention Center[1] (simplified Chinese: 国家会议中心; traditional Chinese: 國家會議中心; pinyin: Guójiā Huìyì Zhōngxīn) is a new convention center located in the Olympic Green in Beijing. It was designed by RMJM and was used for the 2008 Summer Olympics. It covers an area of 270,000 square metres. It is one of the principal buildings of the Olympic Green.

The convention center served as the competition spot for fencing, and the shooting and fencing parts of the modern pentathlon events. The International Broadcast Centre was located in this venue.

The nearest subway station is Olympic Green (exit E) on line 8.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beijing Olympics, Beijing2008.cn profile

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Coordinates: 39°59′53.46″N 116°23′01.22″E / 39.9981833°N 116.3836722°E / 39.9981833; 116.3836722