Host City

      As the largest city in China and its economic centre, Shanghai boasts prosperous economy, harmonious society as well as good public order, and enjoys favorable international image and wide international influence.

      Shanghai is experienced in organizing international sporting events. Since 2005, it has held top-notch international competitions, including ITTF World Table Tennis Championships, FINA World Championships and ISU World Figure Skating Championships. Now, a number of large international sporting events take place in Shanghai annually, such as Shanghai ATP Masters 1000, FIA F1 Grand Prix, Shanghai Longines Global Champions Tour of equestrian, IAAF Diamond League and World Snooker Shanghai Masters, etc..