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Beijing Institute of Technology stadium - athletic field-2007
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Beijing Institute of Technology stadium total floor space 22632m2 (transforms the stadium: 21882 m2, warms up newly built hall 750 m2), no matter what the major project the service to make the transformation and newly built to the original stadium warms up temporarily the facility, the major function to satisfy in 2008 the Olympic Games volleyball preliminary contest location and remnant the Olympics uses.

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Uploaded: 28/01/2014
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