Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Center Stadium (simplified Chinese: 秦皇岛市奥体中心体育场; traditional Chinese: 秦皇島市奧體中心體育場; pinyin: Qínhuángdǎo Shì Ào Tǐ Zhōngxīn Tǐyùchǎng) served as one of the football venues during the 2008 Summer Olympics.
The multi-use stadium lies inside the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre on the Hebei Avenue in Qinhuangdao, China.
Its construction was started in May 2002 and completed on July 30, 2004. The sports centre covers 168,000 square metres, the Olympic-standard stadium has a seating capacity of 33,572, 0.2% of which are reserved for the disabled persons.
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