- Address: Hebei Street West Section, Qinhuangdao
- Country: China
- Capacity: 33,000
- Opened: 30 July 2004
- Main use: Football
Extra stadium info – Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium
The construction of the stadium, which has an athletics track, started in 2002. It is part of the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre. The Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium is among the main sports venues in Hebei. It was one of the football venues for the Games of the Olympiad, which is also known as the Summer Olympics, in 2008.
Women’s Olympic football
The first-ever women’s Olympic football match at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium took place on 6 August 2008. The game between Japan and New Zealand ended in a 2-2 draw and it attracted a crowd of 10,000. The Argentine Republic, China, Norway and the United States also played at least one women’s Olympic football match at the venue named Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.
Men’s Olympic football
On 7 August 2008, the first-ever men’s Olympic football match took place at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium. The Italian Republic, commonly known as Italy, won the game against Honduras in front of 21,000 spectators. Cameroon, the Côte d’Ivoire, Korea and Nigeria also played at least one men’s Olympic football game at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.
Hebei FC and Gervinho
24,000 people attended the first-ever Chinese top-flight football league match which included the club which folded as Hebei FC at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium. Hebei Football Club signed several famous players in its first years of existence. Gervais Lombe Yao Kouassi from the Côte d’Ivoire is one of those players. He is commonly known as Gervinho and he became one of the first African athletes with 1 million followers on his main social media page. In 2016, Gervinho left the Italian football club AS Roma for Hebei FC. In 2018, Gervinho signed with Parma Calcio from the Italian Republic after he left the Chinese club.