The interior of the National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube is shown in this January 23 photo. The Olympic venue will welcome its first game -- the Good Luck Beijing swimming test event from January 31 through February 5. Another two competitions the FINA Diving World Cup and the FINA Olympic synchronized swimming qualifying tournament will also take place in the venue before the Olympics.
Workers are cleaning the ceilings of the Water Cube in this January 23 photo.
(CRI.cn January 24, 2008)