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Old August 14th, 2010, 10:12 AM   #1
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NANJING - Youth Olympic 2014

Main Stadium - Nanjing Olympic Sports Center, Capacity 61,443



Nanjing Gymnasium, capacity 13,000




Nanjing natatorium



Tennis Center



Nanjing Institute of Physical Education Gymnasium



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Old August 14th, 2010, 02:38 PM   #2
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Jiangning Gymnasium



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Old August 14th, 2010, 07:44 PM   #3
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hurmm..not bad..nanjing infrastructure is better then singapore
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Old August 14th, 2010, 11:46 PM   #4
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Ah, but don't forget, they gave Singapore about only 2 years to prepare. Nanjing was given a much longer time table till it hosts the YOG so that is why they have the time to make those venues. Besides, Singapore have a budget to follow and Nanjing, well, let's just say they have quite the limitless budget when it cones to this kind of events.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 04:18 AM   #5
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I think most venues in Nanjing were built for the 10th National Games in 2005.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 04:38 AM   #6
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Ah, if that is the case, it just goes to show that China have the budget and the area to do such huge projects. Let's just hope they don't end up as white elephants.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 05:34 AM   #7
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correction: part of Water Cube is planned to be a water park, please refer to fidalgo's post for its floor plan. sorry for my misjudgement.
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actually it is a tough task to utilize the venues after big games in China. only a part of the stadiums are leased to professional clubs. Other ways to maintain the stadiums is to host some non-sport events such as concerts. For some venues, I can not find any word other than 'awkward':
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Old August 15th, 2010, 06:07 PM   #8
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It is abit weird to turn the Water Cube into a Water Park!! They should have left it as is. I am sure people will still use it.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 06:25 PM   #9
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Actually, giving back the National Aquatic Ctr. in Beijing to the people is a great adaptation, and exactly what the IOC wants - the legacy of the Games. The decorations look odd though.
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Old August 16th, 2010, 12:13 AM   #10
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watercube always meant to be a water park

you can see it in the plan, on the right side
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Wow! What a cool place!
I had no idea the the water cube could be like that after the olympics! Comgratulatios!
In the winter, isnt it too freezing?
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Old August 16th, 2010, 12:30 AM   #12
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my bad I thought they turned the whole center into a water park, but in reality it is just a small planned area. fidalgo, thank you for the plan link.

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Old August 16th, 2010, 12:59 AM   #13
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thats some nice water park right there...kinda makes me wanna swim xP
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Old August 17th, 2010, 05:16 PM   #14
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Ah, but don't forget, they gave Singapore about only 2 years to prepare. Nanjing was given a much longer time table till it hosts the YOG so that is why they have the time to make those venues. Besides, Singapore have a budget to follow and Nanjing, well, let's just say they have quite the limitless budget when it cones to this kind of events.
actually these venues were built for the the 10th National Games of PRC which was held in 2005 .

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Old August 18th, 2010, 12:14 PM   #15
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correction: part of Water Cube is planned to be a water park, please refer to fidalgo's post for its floor plan. sorry for my misjudgement.
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actually it is a tough task to utilize the venues after big games in China. only a part of the stadiums are leased to professional clubs. Other ways to maintain the stadiums is to host some non-sport events such as concerts. For some venues, I can not find any word other than 'awkward':
Water Cube


Sorry for the size and it is a little bit off topic.
Thats look nice but I would go their the best water oparks are at the Gold Coast, USA and Europe. + West edmonton mall.

Going to Nanjing for the 2014 Games. whats to do in Nanjing?
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Old August 29th, 2010, 01:01 AM   #16
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The inaugural YOG ended in Singapore with a legacy of nice venues, excellent organization, fantastic ceremonies and great atmosphere. What a perfect start for YOG.

Now let's wait and see what Nanjing can offer in 2014.
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Old August 29th, 2010, 07:51 AM   #17
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Venues should be fine for Nanjing. What Nanjing needs most is to expend its airport.
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