Know Beijing Olympic Green Archery Field, venue
for archery in Beijing Olympics 2008 including location, seating system
Beijing Olympic Green Archery Field
Beijing Olympic Green Archery Field, located in
Olympic Green, is hosting archery competitions in Beijing Olympics,
2008. It is a temporary venue and will be dismantled when the
Olympics culminate. All efforts have been done to keep the venue
environment-friendly as per the commitments of the organizers.
The Olympic Green Archery Field is located in Olympic Green, north
of the National Stadium, or Bird's Nest. It is in neighborhood the
Olympic Green Hockey Field and Olympic Tennis Center. The archery
venue has three fields. A 23-target field has been made for
competition warm-up and ranking round. A field has been earmarked
for elimination and final rounds, while the third field is for
elimination rounds. The final competition range makes a V shape.
Know the Venue
As a temporary venue, the spectator stands have been made of
lightweight steel which can be easily set up and dismantled. All
steps have been taken to make the venue energy-efficient and
environment-friendly. Recycled water from two water plants is used
to keep the field green.
Total seating capacity at the venue is 5,384. The seats have been
set up in such a way that they could be easily removed after the
event. Spectator seats encircle the range on three sides: south,
east and west. For safety causes, no seats have been placed behind
the targets. Ample distance has been kept between the spectator
stands and the archery field.
The venue is easily accessible by bus or subway. You could also
take your own vehicle. Enough parking has been provided in the
Post Olympics use
After the Olympics, the whole structure of the archery field will
be dismantled and it would become a part of the Olympic Green
recreation centre park.