Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground
|Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground|
|Location||109 Po Hong Road, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong|
|Broke ground||18 June 2006|
|Opened||19 May 2009|
|Owner||Hong Kong Government|
|Operator||Leisure and Cultural Services Department|
|Construction cost||HK$350 million|
5,000 (2009 East Asian Games)
|Field size||105 m × 65 m (344 ft × 213 ft)|
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.
- 2009 Hong Kong Games Opening ceremony and track and field event.
- 2009 East Asian Games track and field event.
- 2010 and 2011 AFC Cup matches.
- 2010–11 Hong Kong First Division League - Home games of Kitchee SC.
- 2011 Hong Kong Games track and field event.
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
The secondary sports ground includes:
- Warm-up track and field facilities
- Seven-a-side natural turf football pitch
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.
- "Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground opens to celebrate EAG 200-day countdown". Leisure and Cultural Services Department. 19 May 2009. Retrieved 13 May 2011.
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|East Asian Games Athletics competitions