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Gongshu Canal sports park passes Asian Games test
2021/11/05 11:25 Source: ocasia

Hangzhou, China, November 3, 2021: The organising committee of the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 (HAGOC) reports that the Gongshu Canal Asian Games Sports Park has passed the acceptance criteria of HAGOC.

This marks the official completion of the new venue, which comprises the field hockey stadium and a gymnasium to host the table tennis competition and break dancing (breaking). 

Gongshu Canal Asian Games Sports Park is located 26km from the Asian Games Village and has a land area of 467,800 sq metres and a gross floor area of 162,000 sq metres.

The hockey stadium has a floor area of 8,697 sq metres and a seating capacity of 5,000, while the gymnasium has a floor area of 21,500 sq metres and a capacity of 6,500 seats.

The park is scheduled to open this month and is one of 55 competition venues to host the 40 sports, 61 disciplines and 482 events of the 19th Asian Games, which will run from September 10-25, 2022 in Hangzhou and five co-host cities within Zhejiang province.

Breaking will be making its Asian Games debut ahead of its first appearance in the Olympic Games in Paris in 2024.