Helong Stadium (simplified Chinese: 贺龙体育场; traditional Chinese: 賀龍體育場; pinyin: Hèlóng Tǐyùchǎng) is a multi-purpose stadium in Changsha, Hunan province, China. It is named after the Communist military leader He Long, who was born in the same province.
The stadium is currently used mostly for football matches. It holds 55,000 people, and was constructed in 1987. The stadium is an all-seater, with a roof covering all spectators. Helong Stadium is the home ground of local football team Changsha Ginde.
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