New venue for 15th National Games opens in Tianhe Updated: July 9, 2024

The South China Agricultural University Stadium recently officially started operating in Tianhe district of Guangzhou – the capital of South China's Guangdong province – becoming the first new venue to open for the 15th National Games.

The games will be jointly hosted by Guangdong province, Hong Kong, and Macao in 2025.

Designed by a team led by Professor He Jingtang from the School of Architecture at the South China University of Technology, which is situated in the district, the stadium has a floor space of 52,448 square meters and cost 440 million yuan ($60.52 million) – with the main hall able to accommodate 7,570 people at a time.


Up and running: An exterior view of the new South China Agricultural University Stadium. [Photo/WeChat account: tianhefabu]


The stadium's swimming pool is ready to serve swimmers.  [Photo/WeChat account: tianhefabu]


The stadium's basketball gym. [Photo/WeChat account: tianhefabu]