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Olympics 2008 Beijing Stadium

The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, will be held in
Beijing, China from August 8, 2008 to August 24, 2008, with the opening ceremony to take place at
8 p.m. on August 8, 2008 (08-08-08-08; the number 8 is associated with prosperity in Chinese
culture). Some events, like beach volleyball, sailing, and swimming's new marathon 10km events,
will be held in the coastal city of Qingdao.