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36th National Games of India: All you need to know, dates, venue, list of sports and more

The inaugural function of the National Games will be held at the Narendra Modi stadium.

Aakash Srivastava Author

Updated - 25 July 2022 4:29 pm

The 36th National Games of India is all set to take place in six cities of Gujarat between September 27 and October 10, 2022. After a gap of seven years, the event will be held in cities like Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar. The logo of the highly-anticipated tournament was revealed on Friday (22 July) at Gandhinagar’s Mahatma Mandir in the presence of State Sports Minister Harsh Sanghavi and officer bearers of Indian Olympics Association.

The inaugural function of the National Games will be held at the Narendra Modi stadium. Ahmedabad, Vadodra, Surat, Rajkot, Gandhinagar and Bhavnagar will host 36 different games as part of the event.

Notably, the previous edition of the National Games took place in Kerala in 2015. Due to various reasons, including the pandemic the games are now being organised after a gap of seven years. Let’s look at the all available details regarding upcoming 36th National Games of India.

When will the National Games take place?

The tournament will take place from 27 September to 10 October in Gujarat.

What is the venue of the 36th National Games?

Six cities across Gujarat will host the National Games of India. Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, and Bhavnagar are the listed venues.

Which sports will be played during these games?

There are 36 games which will be played during this 15-day event. The list is as follows:
1. Aquatics
2. Archery
3. Athletics
4. Badminton
5. Basketball
6. Boxing
7. Canoeing & Kayaking
8. Cycling
9. Fencing
10. Football
11. Gymnastics
12. Golf
13. Handball
14. Hockey
15. Judo
16. Kabbadi
17. Kho-Kho
18. Lawn Bowl
19. Mallakhamba
20. Netball
21. Roller Skating
22. Rowing
23. Rugby 7s
24. Shooting
25. Soft Ball
26. Soft Tennis
27. Squash
28. Table Tennis
29. Taekwondo
30. Tennis
31. Triathlon
32. Volleyball
33. Weightlifting
34. Wrestling
35. Wushu
36. Yogasana

What is the logo of the National Games?

The National Games’ emblem features the Statue of Unity by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and the Asiatic Lion of Gir.

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