Buyant Ukhaa Sport Palace - Wikipedia
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The Buyant Ukhaa Sport Palace, Mongolian: Buiant Ukhaa Sport Ordon, is a multi-purpose indoor arena measuring 274,000 square meters. It is located in Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), near the Chinggis Khaan International Airport. The People's Republic of China granted the $5,045 to build the arena.  In 2009, the total cost of building the arena was 160mil Yu= (20.526,636.18USD). Construction was completed by Shanghai Construction Group in June 2011.  The arena is capable of hosting events in volleyball, basketball, badminton and wrestling, among other sports. In December 2010, Chinese and Mongolian officials attended a dedication ceremony. 
The 2013 Asian Under-23 Fencing Championships were held at the arena. 
Mongolia hosted the East Zone matches (EAFF), of the 2016 AFC Futsal Championship qualifier at the Sports Palace in November 2015. 
The arena hosted the qualifying wrestling for the 2016 Summer Olympics. 
The Dalai Lama made a visit to Mongolia in December 2016 and hosted a gathering of Mongolian Buddhists at the Sports Palace. This caused tension between China and Mongolia as China regards the Dalai Lama to be a dangerous separatist. Because of the incident, Chinese officials delayed meetings with Mongolian officials. They also imposed new commodity shipping fees.