Wan Chai Sports Ground (Chinese: 灣仔運動場) is located in Wan Chai North, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, with the capacity 2,000. Wan Chai is a metropolitan area situated at the western part of the Wan Chai District on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island, in Hong Kong, China Hong Kong Island ( is an island in the southern part of Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong ( officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is a territory located on China 's south coast on the Pearl River Delta, and borders It is a government-run sports ground primarily used by local schools for sports day and other athletic activities. Situated by the Victoria Harbour, it is at a convenient location next to Hong Kong's Central business district, Wan Chai, and the shopping district of Causeway Bay. Victoria Harbour is a natural landform Harbour situated between Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula in Hong Kong. Central (also Central District; Cantonese Choong Wan or Chung Wan) the Central business district of Hong Kong was commonly known as part of Wan Chai is a metropolitan area situated at the western part of the Wan Chai District on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island, in Hong Kong, China Causeway Bay or East Point is a heavily built-up area of Hong Kong, located on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island, and covering parts of
The Sports Ground is 38 km away from the Hong Kong International Airport and the trip is a 45-minute ride by public transit. Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong.
The Sports Ground has an 8-lane, 400 m, all-weather synthetic track with a natural turf infield catering for all track and field events. The measurements and markings of the track are of IAAF standards. The International Association of Athletics Federations ( IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics. The running track and jumping track use Conipur M full polyurethane synthetic material and are 13 mm and 20 mm thick respectively. Landing mattresses of 71cm and 81cm thick are provided for high jump and pole vault. Also, floodlighting of 450 lux is available.
A preliminary agreement has been reached to designate the Wan Chai Sports Ground and the nearby Wan Chai Cargo Handling Basin as protest zones for the more than 10,000 protesters expected to gather in Hong Kong for the Sixth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization. The Wan Chai Cargo Handling Basin (灣仔北貨物裝卸區 is situated in Wan Chai North, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. Hong Kong ( officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is a territory located on China 's south coast on the Pearl River Delta, and borders Background The Ministerial Conference is the highest decision-making body in the World Trade Organization (WTO meeting at least once every two years and providing political The conference, abbreviated as MC6, will be held in Hong Kong from 13th to 18th December 2005.
Officials have expressed concerns that the protesters might destroy the sports ground, which could force a large number of schools to abandon their plans for sporting activities. However, the protest organizer, the Hong Kong People’s Alliance on WTO, was unhappy with a previous proposed location for demonstrations, Southorn Playground, which is blocked by highrisers from the venue of the conference, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Hong Kong People’s Alliance on WTO ( Traditional Chinese: 民間監察世貿聯盟 often abbreviated as HKPA is a Grassroots organization that aimed to protest Southorn Playground ( Chinese: 修頓遊樂場 修頓球場 is a sports and recreational facility in the Wan Chai The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (often abbreviated as HKCEC or 會展 is one of the two major convention and exhibition venues in Hong Kong, along with