Get informed about Beijing Olympic Green Hockey
Stadium, venue for hockey in Olympics, including its location,
accessibility and seat capacity.
Beijing Olympic Green Hockey Stadium
|Total Seating Capacity
Beijing Olympic Green Hockey Stadium, holding
hockey matches in Beijing Olympics 2008, is one of the temporary
venues built for the Olympics. During the Olympics, 12 men's teams
and ten women's teams will compete for two gold medals in the venue.
: The twin hockey fields with a riot of color rise lie in the
northern part of the Olympic Park.
The hockey field lies over an area of 15,546 square meters or 11.87
hectares. It comprises fields A and B, plus 14 auxiliary facilities,
the stand and parking lots. Field A, at the western part of the
place, has the seating capacity of 12,000, and will be used for the
finals, while the 5,000- seat Field B located at the eastern part
will be used for the preliminary matches. All the seats put here are
temporary and will be removed after the Games. Groundbreaking date
of the venue was December 28, 2005.
The hockey field is located at the intersection of Beijing's Fifth
Ring Road and Beijing-Changping Expressway. The venue could be
accessed by sorts of land transport.
Keeping with the commitment of protecting the environment and
energy-preservation, all modern and high-tech concepts have been
implemented. A sewage treatment plant has been set to recycle the
waste water. For protecting the ozone layer, fluorine-free
refrigerants have been used in the building's air-conditioning
system. For providing hot water to the bathrooms of the athletes and
officials, solar energy will be used. Automatic watering machines
have been set up to water the field.
After the Olympics, the park will be transformed into grasslands of
the Olympic Forest Park. Man-made turfs have been laid in the hockey
venue, and the space outside the two venues is being planted with