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Beijing (CHN)

 China is a populous nation in East Asia whose vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers and more than 14,000km of coastline. Capital Beijing mixes modern architecture with historic sites such as the Forbidden City palace complex and Tiananmen Square....

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The Yingdong Natatorium is located in the Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing, China with a seating capacity of 4,852. It was upgraded for the 2008 Summer Olympics and expanded to 44,635 square metres. It hosted Olympic water polo matches and the swimming part of the modern pentathlon event. The renovations were completed by September 10, 2007.It also served as the main swimming venue in the 1990 Asian Games and in the 2001 Summer Universiade. It is named after Henry Fok Ying Tung, a businessman who donated a large amount of money for Olympic constructions.