Jiangwan Sports Center

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Jiangwan Sports Center
Former names Shanghai Stadium
Location Shanghai, China
Coordinates 31°18′24″N 121°30′55″E / 31.3068°N 121.5154°E / 31.3068; 121.5154Coordinates: 31°18′24″N 121°30′55″E / 31.3068°N 121.5154°E / 31.3068; 121.5154
Owner Shanghai Municipal Government
Capacity 20,000
Construction
Opened 1934
Renovated 1954, 2006
Architect Dong Dayou

The Jiangwan Sports Center (Chinese: 江湾体育场), formerly Shanghai Stadium, is a football stadium in Shanghai, China. It was built in 1934 as part of the Greater Shanghai Plan. It has hosted the National Games of China on three occasions: in 1935, 1948, and 1983. The stadium holds 20,000 spectators. On October 17, 2010, the stadium hosted the first ever AFL match in China between the Melbourne Demons and the Brisbane Lions.[1]

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