Date of Release: July 11, 2017
The Main Stadium and the Natatorium within the Olympic Centre being the primary venue for the Asian Games 2022, is nicknamed the “White Lotus”.
As one of the main venues for the Asian Games, the Gymnasium and Natatorium can house 18,000 and 6,000 people respectively, along with supporting and public amenities.
Located in Xiaoshan District, the venue is surrounded by the Qijia River and the Xianfeng River, with Hangzhou International Expo Center lying to the east.
The project, with a total floor space of 397,000 square metres, is expected to conclude in 2021. It shall not only improve the functional layout of the Olympic and Expo Centre, but also enable Hangzhou to undertake the hosting of national or intercontinental sports events.