Ying Tung Natatorium

The Ying Tung Natatorium (simplified Chinese: 英东游泳馆; traditional Chinese: 英東游泳館; pinyin: Yīngdōng Yóuyǒngguǎn) is a swimming venue located in the Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing, China. It has been upgraded for the 2008 Summer Olympics and hosted water polo matches and the swimming part of the modern pentathlon event. It has a seating capacity of 4,852.

The natatorium has been expanded to 44,635 square metres. The renovations were complete by September 10, 2007.

It also served as the main swimming venue in the 1990 Asian Games.

It is named after Henry Fok Ying Tung, a businessman who left a large amount of money toward Olympics constructions.

Reference
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