Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground

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Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground
Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground
Location 109 Po Hong Road, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°18′40.65″N 114°15′48.30″E / 22.3112917°N 114.2634167°E / 22.3112917; 114.2634167 (Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground)Coordinates: 22°18′40.65″N 114°15′48.30″E / 22.3112917°N 114.2634167°E / 22.3112917; 114.2634167 (Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground)
Owner Hong Kong Government
Operator Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Capacity 3,500
5,000 (2009 East Asian Games)
Field size 105 m × 65 m (344 ft × 213 ft)
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground 18 June 2006
Opened 19 May 2009
Construction cost HK$350 million
Architect P&T Group
Tenants
Kitchee (2010–)

Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground, located at Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, is a multi-purpose sports ground. It was the main venue for track and field events for the 2009 Hong Kong Games, 2009 East Asian Games and 2011 Hong Kong Games.

Occupying an area of about 5.9 hectares, it comprises a main sports ground, a warm-up secondary sports ground, and other facilities for holding large-scale international competitions. Its track and field facilities conform to International Association of Athletics Federations standards.

Opening[edit]

It was officially opened on 19 May 2009 with celebrating the 200-day countdown to the opening of the 2009 East Asian Games.[1]

Events held[edit]

Facilities[edit]

The green running tracks of Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground. Sports Ground is held The 2nd Hong Kong Games.

Facilities of the main sports ground include:

  • Eight-lane 400-metre all-weather synthetic running track, in a unique green colour
  • Javelin-throw circle
  • High jump take-off runways and pits
  • Long jump and triple jump runways and pits
  • Pole-vault runway and landing area
  • Steeple chase facilities
  • Hammer and discus cage
  • Shot-put throwing area
  • 11-a-side natural football pitch conforming to FIFA standards
  • Covered spectator stand with a seating capacity of about 3,500 and spaces for a temporary spectator stand with 1,500 seats.

Secondary sports ground[edit]

The secondary sports ground includes:

  • Warm-up track and field facilities
  • Seven-a-side natural turf football pitch

Ancillary facilities[edit]

Main Entrance.
Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground Main Entrance 2.jpg

Other ancillary facilities include:

  • Doping control rooms
  • Weight-lifting rooms
  • Control rooms
  • Press facilities
  • Necessary facilities for organising events and conferences as well as holding training exercises.

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Events and tenants
Preceded by
Estádio Campo Desportivo
Macau
East Asian Games Athletics competitions
Main Venue

2009
Succeeded by
TBA