2020 Competitions in Shanghai

Upcoming Sports Events such as Marathons held in Shanghai every year make you marvel at the vigor and impulse of the modern city. If you are a sport lover, a large number of sporting events performed in the high-level venues can be enjoyed, including outdoor and indoor stadiums, sports parks, tennis centers, water sports centers, golf courses and F1 circuit. In these well-equipped venues, many world-class competitions in Shanghai have been successfully held such as F1 Chinese Grand Prix and Golden Grand Prix. You can expect many more exciting competitions in the future.

Competitions in Shanghai in 2020

 2020 Shanghai Maqiao International Half Marathon

Jan.1st, 2020
Introduction: The Shanghai Maqiao International Half Marathon will be held in Qizhong Tennis Center in Jan. 
Route: Qizhong Tennis Center - Gate No. 5 - North Kunyang Road - Yuanjiang Road - Shuguang Road - Yuanjiang Road - Zhongqing Road - Yuanjiang Road - North Kunyang Road - Gate No. 5 - Qizhong Tennis Center
Address: No.5500, Yuanjiang Road, Maqiao Town, Minhang District
Transportation: Take subway line 5 to Wenjing Road Station. Then take a taxi to the tennis center. 
Ticket Fare: CNY60/100

 AFC Champions League 2020 SIPG Football Club

Jan.28th – Apr.21st, 2020
Introduction: AFC Champions League is held by Asian Football Confederation every year. The yearly competition was formerly known as Asian Club Championship from 1971. In 1986, it was recognized and changed its name to Asian Champions Cup. The winner qualifies for the FIFA Club World Cup held in December.
Venue: Shanghai Stadium
Address: No.666, Tianyaoqiao Road, Xuhui District
Transportation: Take bus no. 42, 49, 56, 89, 92, 111, 120, 138, 157, 167, 218, 315, 342, 704, 718, 754, 808, 824, 923, 957, 985, metro line 1 or line 4 to the stadium directly.
Ticket Fare: CNY180/280/380

 F1 Chinese Grand Prix

Apr. 17th – 19th, 2020
Introduction: This city is a paradise for F1 lovers. F1 Chinese Grand Prix is one of the popular Shanghai upcoming sports events. If you want to feel the speed and excitement, you can go to the International Circuit - the permanent venue for the Chinese Grand Prix of FIA Formula One Grand Prix Championship.
Venue: the International Circuit
Address: No. 2000, Yining Road, Jiading District
Transportation: Take International Circuit Special Bus Line, Anting Line 1, Jiading Line 53 or metro line 11 and get off at International Circuit.
Ticket Fare: CNY 860/1,260/1,460/1,660/1,860/2,760

 Shanghai International Half Marathon

Apr.19th, 2020
Introduction: The race is scheduled on the late April every year. It once again brings families, friends and major corporations together for a day of fun, team building and exercise. Passion, fun, teamwork and lifestyle, all of them embody the vigor of the running series.
Starting point and terminal: Fenghe Road, Pudong New Area, Oriental Sports Center
Transportation: Take bus no.81/85/774/779/798/799/992 to Lujiazui Bus Stop.

 Haiwan Half Marathon

Late Apr., 2020
Introduction: It has two race categories, including the 13 miles (21 kilometers) run and the 4 miles (7 kilometers) fun run. Both Chinese and foreigners can join the event. The half marathon should be finished within 3 hours and the fun run within 1.5 hours.
Route of Half Marathon: Oriental Fisherman's Wharf – Hai’ou Road – Jinhuitang Road – Haijia Road – Haizhuo Road – Haihan Road – Hai’ou Road – Jinhuitang Road – East Jinhuitang Road – Jinhuitang Road – Hai’ou Road - Oriental Fisherman's Wharf
Route of Fun Run: Oriental Fisherman's Wharf – Hai’ou Road – Jinhuitang Road – Haijia Road – Haitang Road – Haizhuo Road – East Jinhuitang Road – Jinhuitang Road – Hai’ou Road - Oriental Fisherman's Wharf
Venue: Oriental Fisherman's Wharf of Fengxian Haiwan Tourism Zone
Transportation: Take bus Haihang Line or Xinhai Line and get off at Haiwan; Or take bus Haizhen Line to Jinhuitang Road Haiwan Road. 
Ticket Fare: CNY100/120

 Longines Global Champion Tour (GCT)

May 8th - May 10th, 2020
Introduction: Global Champion Tour (GCT) wins high popularity because it has world-class tennis equestrian players and unique equestrian obstacle courses. It has been held in 15 cities all over the world, featuring beautiful racing environment and huge bonuses. People will see several first prize winners of World Series, such as Steve Guerdat, Jeroen Dubbeldam, Scott Brash and Edwina Tops-Alexander.
Venue: China Art Palace
Address: No.205, Shangnan Road, Pudong New Area
Transportation: Take metro line 8 to China Art Museum Station. Or take bus no.1030 or 1098 to Shangnan Road Bocheng Road.
Ticket Fare: CNY 180/230/330/380/470/480/580/670/3,800/8,800

 Golden Grand Prix (Diamond League)

May 16th, 2020
Highlight: First held in 1998, the Golden Grand Prix was the world's top-level series of competitions for track and field athletics. After 2010, the former Golden League was replaced by the present Diamond League, which has been held in 14 cities all over the world each year since then. It includes 32 individual events, 16 of which are chosen for each city. Every May, you can enjoy the competitions in this modern city.
Venue: Shanghai Stadium
Address: No.666, Tianyaoqiao Road, Xuhui District
Transportation: Take bus no. 42, 49, 56, 89, 92, 111, 120, 138, 157, 167, 218, 315, 342, 704, 718, 754, 808, 824, 923, 957, 985, metro line 1 or line 4 to the stadium directly.
Ticket Fare: CNY 50/80/120/180/380/680

 NBA China Games

Oct.10th, 2020
Introduction: NBA China Games has been successfully held for 12 years. Every October, several selected NBA teams have basketball matches in Shanghai. NBA China Games gradually extends influence in China.
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Arena
Address: No.1200, Shibo Avenue, Pudong New Area
Transportation: Take metro line 8 to China Art Museum Station, Exit 4. Then walk north around 700 yards (640 meters).
Ticket Fare: CNY 350/600/800/1,200/2,200/2,388/3,200/8,000/10,000/18,888

 Shanghai Rolex Masters

Oct. 11th - 18th, 2020
Introduction: Shanghai Masters is one of the ATP Masters 1000 world tournaments, whose predecessor in Shanghai was the Tennis Masters Cup. It has been held in the city eight times since 2009. Unlike the Tennis Masters Cup, which is the top competition among the world’s top eight tennis masters at the end of each year, ATP Masters 1000 is a series of games among over 100 tennis masters. If you are a fan of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Nikolay Davydenko or other tennis masters, do not hesitate to go.
Venue: Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center
Address: No. 5500, Yuanjiang Road, Maoqiao Town, Minhang District
Transportation: Take bus Maxin Line at the South Square of Xinzhuang to get off at Yuanjiang Road. Or take metro line 5 at Xinzhuang Station to Zhuanqiao Station and then take a taxi to the tennis center in 10min.
Ticket Fare: CNY 160/260/460/800/900/1,000/1,080/1,300/1,400/1,500/1, 580/2,500/3,000/3,500/3,800/3,900/4,000/5,000/6,000/6,300/6,400/6,500/7,000/8,000/9,000

 'HSBC Cup' Golf World Championship

late Oct. – early Nov., 2020
Introduction: The HSBC Champions tournament of 2009 has been elevated to the elite stable of World Golf Championship with a prize fund of USD8.5 million. It not only maintains the tournament’s format of bringing together tournament winners from all over the world, but also attracts the best players from the International Federation’s Tours.
Venue: Sheshan International Golf Club
Address: Lane 288, Linyin Xin Road, Sheshan National Holiday Resort, Songjiang District
1. Take the special free shuttle bus between the venue and the People’s Square in the city center during competition days.
2. Take bus Huchen Line or Songqing Line and get off at Linyin New Road Linlü Road.
Ticket Fare: CNY 350/770/1,110/1,300/1,700/2,450/2,600/4,700/8,600

 Shanghai International Marathon

Mid Nov., 2020
Highlight: As one of the important competitions in Shanghai, it has been held every year since 1996. If you love marathon, you can go and watch this exciting run. If you are interested in joining in, please make sure you are qualified to apply as a runner; i.e. you should be 18 years old or above and practice long-distance running on a regular basis.

- Last modified on Jan. 19, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on 2020 Competitions in Shanghai
Asked by Francisco from PORTUGAL | Jan. 19, 2020 14:17Reply
Any road races in Shanghai/Beijing during March or april 2020?
Answers (1)
Answered by Gina from CANADA | Jan. 19, 2020 22:34

No, there isn't.
Asked by Cara from CHINA | Oct. 28, 2019 07:28Reply
Are the Celebrity Super Nova games going to be in Shanghai in the November 1st?
If they are, where and where can I buy the tickets?
Answers (1)
Answered by Carl from THAILAND | Oct. 29, 2019 18:56

Sorry, I don't see the news.
Asked by Sandie from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 29, 2019 05:13Reply
Where are the softball olympic quaifiers being held in Shanghai? Whats the address?
Can we buy TickeTs?
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Answered by Charlotte from GERMANY | Jul. 30, 2019 00:08

It will be held in Chongming Sports Training Center from Sept.24th ~ 29th, which is located at No.300, Beiyan Road, Chenjia Town, Chongming District. About buying the tickets, I am not sure. You are suggested to consult the staff when you arriving there.
Asked by VANDERLEI KINGESKI from BRASIL | May. 23, 2019 17:13Reply
Any road races in Shanghai/Beijing during March 11-31-March 2020?
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Answered by Lucy from CANADA | May. 23, 2019 18:23

The related information in 2020 hasn't been released and maybe you can pay close to attention to it in the next half year of 2019.
Asked by Hiren Mehta from INDIA | May. 20, 2019 21:36Reply
Any Road Running Races (10k or Half Marathon)in Shanghai between 8th to 17th June 2019?
Answers (1)
Answered by Ross from USA | May. 22, 2019 18:14

As far as I know, there isn't any road running races during this time in the city.
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