Since the 1990s, Shanghai has sped up the construction of sports facilities to meet the need for domestic and international sporting events. In 2018, Shanghai successfully held 175 major domestic and international sports games, including the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, the Shanghai Rolex Masters ATP1000, and the Shanghai International Marathon, etc. Nearly 2.5 million residents joined 6,186 various sports activities. If you are a sports lover, find out more activities off-campus!
Ø Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
It is mainly designed for aquatics, covering a gross floor area of 163,800 square meters. The center includes a 12,000-seat comprehensive indoor stadium, a 5,000- seat indoor swimming stadium, a 5,000-seat outdoor diving pool and a separate administrative building. It successfully held the 14th FINA World Championships, ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup and other major events.
Address:No.300 Yongyao Road (near the World Expo site)
For more information, please visit http://www.orientalsc.com/contact/index.html
Ø Hongkou Football Stadium
The Stadium boasts a total floor area of 72,900 square meters, with 35,000 seats and 47 boxes. It is Asia’s first professional football stadium and can hold large scale international and domestic football games.
Address: No.444 Dongjiangwan Road, Hongkou District
For more information, please visit https://footballtripper.com/china/hongkou-stadium/