Workers Indoor Arena

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Workers' Gymnasium
Beijing Workers Arena.jpg
Location Gongti Road, Beijing, China
Capacity 13,000 (lower for Olympics)
Construction
Opened 1961
Renovated Completed by 2008
Tenants
1961 World Table Tennis Championships
Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Judo at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

The Workers' Gymnasium (official name) is an indoor arena located west of the Workers Stadium in Beijing, China. It was inaugurated in 1961 for the 26th World Table Tennis Championships.

It hosted the boxing events at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the Judo events at the 2008 Summer Paralympics. It is one of 11 Beijing-based venues to be renovated and upgraded for the Olympics. The arena has a seating capacity of 13,000.

Notable events

References

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  • Beijing2008.cn profile.

Coordinates: 39°55′51″N 116°26′09″E / 39.9308°N 116.4359°E / 39.9308; 116.4359


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