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China's best Venues of the 2019 FIBA basketball World Cup

Updated: Jul 21, 2020

Venue Review

Wukesong Arena



  • The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup is the 18th tournament of the FIBA Basketball World Cup for men's national basketball teams.

  • The tournament is hosted in China and was rescheduled from 2018 to 2019, becoming the first since 1967 that will not occur in the same year as the FIFA World Cup.




The stadium was first officially used in the 2008 Olympics that hosted the basketball games. It was a large-scale comprehensive project, rare in Beijing in integrating cultural, sporting, and commercial purposes with large-scale gardens and green spaces.

On the 6th of January 2011, the stadium naming rights were acquired by MasterCard Worldwide and renamed to " MasterCard Center ".

The venue hosted more than 50 entertainment events from Musicians to Baseball MLB game.

Some of the musicians were: Elton John, Usher, Kanye West, Beyoncé.

The arena during the 2008 Summer Olympics

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