Beijing Olympic Games opening ceremony


Olympic Games - Beijing National Stadium, China

The SERAPID LinkLift elevation system was selected for this exceptional event to equip the stage platforms for the opening ceremony in the Beijing National Stadium nicknamed "the Bird's Nest".

Ten platforms of a 500 tonne capacity each and a total surface area of 1080 m² were raised using 62 LinkLift elevator columns. Each platform had scissor guides to guarantee stability at a height of 7 metres.

Beijing Olympic Games opening ceremony

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