Asia

Astana, KAZAKHSTAN

www.astana.gov.kz

WHY ASTANA?

Astana is a city of future, new opportunities and perspectives. The young capital of Kazakhstan is located in the heart of Europe and Asia, combining the best of both cultures. The unique architecture of the city includes sports facilities, which are among the best in the world. Continental competitions, Asian Games, World Championships and World Cups are being successfully held in Astana, which warmly welcomes all guests.

SPORTS FACILITIES

“Alau” Ice Palace, “Saryarka” Cycle Track, “Astana Arena” Stadium, “Kazakhstan” Sports Palace, “Daulet” Sports Complex, National Tennis Center.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

Asian Winter Games was a multi sporting event that was being held in Astana and Almaty (2011), AIBA Junior World Boxing Championships (2011), AIBA Asian Olympic Qualifying Event (2012), Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating (2013-2014), Asian Greco-Roman, Freestyle and Women’s Wrestling Championships (2014), World Judo Grand-Prix (2014), Annual International Greco-Roman Wrestling Tournament “President Cup of the Republic of Kazakhstan” (2014), WTF World Taekwondo Grand Prix Astana (2014).

 

Busan, SOUTH KOREA

WHY BUSAN?

With a wealth of experience in hosting international sporting events, such as the 2002 Asian Games, Busan has the talent and facilities in place to successfully host the Olympics. In the true spirit of the Games, Busan also hopes to promote peace and understanding through sport and competition.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Along with a wealth of experience in hosting sporting events, Busan also boasts a range of excellent sports facilities to complement its rich abundance of natural amenities.

Busan Sport Complex

-     Asiad Main Stadium (53,769 seats)

-     Auxiliary Stadium (4,549 seats)

-     Sajik Baseball Ground (30,133 seats)

-     Sajik Gymnasium (14,099 seats)

-     Sajik Swimming Pool (3,000 seats)

Gudeok Sports Complex

-    Main Stadium (24,363 seats)

-    Baseball Ground (11,724 seats)

Geumjeong Sports Park  (gymnasium, velodrome, tennis courts)

Gangseo Sports Park (field hockey, archery)

Gijang Gymnasium (5,245 seats)

Busan Olympic Marina (448 boats)

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

14th Busan Asian Games, 17th FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan Final Draw & Matches, 8th Far East and South Pacific Games for the Disabled (2002), 35th Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship (2005), IPC Powerlifting World Championships Senior & Junior (2006), Tour de Korea (2007), 6th IOC World Forum on Sport, Education and Culture, AIBA Executive Committee Meeting, 4th TAFISA World Sport For All Games, Tour de Korea-Japan (2008), ISAF Annual Conference (2009), 21th Asian Table Tennis Championships (2013), DAVIS CUP by BNP PARIBAS  Asia/Oceania Zone (2014).

Macau, CHINA