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|Location||Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China|
|Public transit|| Tianhe Sports Center |
Tianhe Sports Center South, Linhexi
GBRT Sports Center
|Owner||Guangzhou People's Government|
|Operator||Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C. |
(on loan from Guangzhou Sports Bureau)
|Field size||105 by 68 metres (115 by 74 yd)|
|Broke ground||4 July 1984|
|Opened||30 August 1987|
|Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao (2005, 2011–present)|
Construction of the stadium began on 4 July 1984 at the former site of Guangzhou Tianhe Airport. It was opened in 1987 for the 1987 National Games of China. It hosted the final of the inaugural FIFA Women's World Cup in 1991. The stadium is hosting the home matches of local football team Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao since 2011.
The operation right of Tianhe Stadium was loaned to Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C. from Guangzhou Sports Bureau for 20 years on 24 February 2016.
The stadium is best reached by taking Guangzhou Metro Line 1 to Tianhe Sports Center Station (East Gate), Line 3 to Linhexi Station (North Gate) and Line 1 or 3 to Tiyu Xilu Station (West Gate and South Gate).