The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup is the world's highest level basketball tournament sponsored by the FIBA. It is also the first basketball tournament in China!
On 30th August，the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be held in Beijing. From 31st August to 15th September, about 16 days, 32 world powers will be in 8 cities in China - Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Wuhan, Foshan and Dongguan launched 92 fierce competitions, and the world basketball will officially come to “China Time”! In addition to the charm of the basketball World Cup itself, there are also eight venues that are also eye-catching.
Inventory of China's eight major NBA-level venues
1. Beijing Five Pine Trees Stadium
The Five Pine Trees Stadium Basketball Hall in Beijing is the first NBA-level venue in China. In 2017, it was renamed the Beijing Cadillac Center Gymnasium, which can accommodate 18,000 to 20,000 people. Has rich experience in running games,it is the main venue of the 2008 Olympic Games basketball game, and is also the home of Beijing Shougang Men's Basketball Team. The first day of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the Chinese men's basketball team won the Côte d'Ivoire in the stadium and won the basketball World Cup!
2. Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
The Shanghai Oriental Sports Center has hosted several major basketball events such as the NBA preseason. The closing ceremony of the Shanghai World Expo has been held here. The stadium facilities are directly adjacent to the NBA venue, which can accommodate 18,000 spectators. It is worth mentioning that when China was running for the right to host the 2019 Men's World Cup in Shanghai, Shanghai was not among the eight host cities, but Shanghai eventually replaced Suzhou and became one of the host cities.
3. Guangzhou International Sports Performance Center
Guangzhou International Sports Performance Center is a basketball main stadium specially built for the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games. It accommodates nearly 18,000 people. The sports center is the first stadium in China to be fully built with reference to the NBA Arena. It is said that each seat in this area is the best view. It was designed by the NBA arena design company, Manica Architects, and has a pure NBA lineage.
4. Shenzhen Universiade Gymnasium
The construction of the Universiade Gymnasium in Shenzhen was completed in 2010. The World Contest was also held. The 2011 Universiade basketball game was held in this venue, which can accommodate 18,000 fans.
5. Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park
The Youth Olympic Sports Park originally had to serve the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. However, due to the extension of the project, the venue was completed in 2015. It is now the home of the Jiangsu Tongxi Men's Basketball Team and can accommodate 20,000 spectators.
6. Wuhan Sports Center
The Wuhan Sports Center was built in 2007 and is the "oldest" arena in eight cities. Wuhan Sports Center can be said to be the blessing of the Chinese men's basketball team. In the Asian Championships held in 2011, the Chinese men's basketball team won the tickets for the London Olympics, and the mascot of the 2019 Men's World Cup was announced in Wuhan. .
7, Dongguan Basketball Center
The Dongguan Basketball Center has 16,000 seats. During the planning and construction phase of this arena, it is positioned as an NBA-level venue to meet the top basketball tournaments in the world. It is also known as the "CBA First Pavilion" and is the home of Guangdong Hongyuan Team.
8. Foshan International Sports Culture Performing Arts Center
Foshan International Sports Culture Performing Arts Center is one of the largest single sports cultural facilities in South China. The venue area is 38,900 square meters and can accommodate up to 15,000 spectators. It can not only meet international large-scale sports events including FIBA and NBA， can also host top cultural performances and large-scale exhibitions at home and abroad.
Foshan International Sports Culture Performing Arts Center
Foshan International Sports Culture Performing Arts Center's architectural acoustic decoration overall solution is supported by the acoustic environment overall solution service provider Tian Ge Acoustic, including the deepening of acoustic design, acoustic materials production and acoustic decoration construction.
On 31 August，2019, the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup opener was officially opened at the Foshan International Sports Culture Performing Arts Center. On the first day of the competition, Vice President Wang Qishan and Philippine President Duterte also visited the event to watch the exciting game.
The Foshan International Sports Culture Performing Arts Center combines sports, performing arts and conferences in a multi-purpose hall. In order to make the venue design and planning reach the world's top standards, the venue operators have hired famous US venue operators to cooperate in the floor, lighting, and seating. The logistics area is designed with optimization suggestions. In the acoustic processing, it is supported by the acoustic environment overall solution service provider TianGe Acoustics. After TianGe's acoustics lasted more than three months, the acoustic effects and decorative effects of the venue. All achieved the best!
Under the extremely harsh and difficult construction conditions of the site, TianGe Acoustic Construction Team overcame the difficulties and achieved careful cooperation with other professional teams such as fire protection, electromechanical, lighting, sound, etc., and finally completed the acoustic decoration smoothly, on time and with high quality. Construction, the final reverberation time in the field reached 1.9s in line with international standards!
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Since its inception, Foshan International Sports Culture Performing Arts Center has successfully held the 34th Volkswagen Film Hundred Flowers Awards Ceremony and the closing ceremony of the 27th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival, the League of Legends Professional League Spring Finals, concerts and other activities. As the host site of the 2019 Basketball World Cup Foshan Division, the venue is also the latest one of the eight venues hosting the World Cup, called "China's Staples"!
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