It features an athletics stadium with 400 m synthetic athletic track and a natural turf football field with floodlights. The stadium has four galleries with a seating capacity of more than 9000 spectators, including seating for differently abled people. It also houses an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool along with players’ changing rooms and allied facilities.
It is the largest seated hockey stadium officially recognized by the Guinness World Records as the largest fully seated hockey arena in the world. The picturesque stadium, built in 15 months, also boasts two world-class FIH approved turfs for hockey, apart from gymnasiums and World Cup Village.
It features a natural turf football field, 400 m synthetic track with LED floodlights as well as a 1000 seating capacity gallery. Additionally, an archery arena has been developed. It has an indoor hall with six badminton courts and is complemented with a 200-bedded fully furnished residential facilities for athletes and staff.
The Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium in Rourkela has 3 indoor badminton court as per World Badminton Federation standard and a 350 spectator seating capacity, making it a perfect facility for shuttlers of the region a and good venue for competitions.The stadium also has a multipurpose outdoor court for Volleyball and Tennis.
The Biju Patnaik Weightlifting Hall within the Kalinga Stadium premises has 13 platforms, (12 training and 1 competition) and is equipped with latest equipment. Led by a team of expert coaches and professionals, it is a training hub for the young and promising lifters of the state. It has recently hosted the State Weightlifting Championship.
Built in 1978, Kalinga Stadium is a multipurpose stadium in the smart city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Situated in the heart of the capital, the stadium has facilities for Athletics, Football, Hockey, Basketball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Badminton Volleyball, Wall Climbing and Swimming.
Located inside the Kalinga Stadium premises, the blue turf has played the host to plethora of tournaments in the recent past starting from the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup in 2018 to FIH Men’s Pro League in 2020. It was also the home ground of the Bhubaneswar-based HIL team Kalinga Lancers.
One of the biggest indoor stadiums of Eastern India, JNIS was the host for the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship in 2019, which got Odisha worldwide recognition and appreciation. It was also one of the venues for the first-ever Khelo India University Games in 2020.
Odisha now has one of the best Sports Climbing facilities in the country. This world class sports infrastructure at Kalinga Stadium offers an opportunity for international level climbing. All safety precautions and measures are taken by expert coaches to impart training to the budding climbers.
Dr Jhasketan Sahu Swimming Pool Complex in the city of Sambalpur has been developed to encourage swimming as a sport among the youth of Western Odisha. The swimming pool is one of the best in the district and is open for all who want to learn swimming by paying the requisite fee. Trained coaches have been engaged to assist beginners.
The Indoor Stadium, Hinjilicut, is now among the best indoor sports facility in the State. With 4 badminton courts and spaces for table tennis, yoga, gym, physiotherapy, board games etc. the facility will help in providing quality support to the budding sports persons in the area.
The Chatrapur Indoor stadium has 3 badminton courts with a table tennis room & a swimming pool. With state of the art facilities inside this new indoor stadium, Chatrapur is all set to become a major sports center for the sports enthusiasts.
Located inside the Kalinga Stadium, the refurbished all-weather, top-of-the-line Biju Patnaik Swimming Pool has been dedicated to the swimmers of the state. It has recently hosted the 61st State Swimming Championship and will host national and global events in future.
The 15th FIH Hockey Men's World Cup was held in Odisha, India, specifically the state of Odisha, which hosted a men's World Cup for the second time from January 13th to January 29th, 2023.Visit For More Info
Kalinga Stadium hosted the SAFF U-20 football Championship 2022. Along with hosts India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka, and Nepal participated in this mega event.Visit For More Info
The event was held at the iconic Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and Argentina won the title by defeating Germany in the finals.Visit For More Info
The first edition of the Khelo India University Games was organized by the Govt. of Odisha in association with Sports Authority of India (SAI).Visit For More Info
The FIH Pro League is an international field hockey competition organized by the International Hockey Federation (FIH), which replaces the FIH Hockey World League.Visit For More Info
The first Hockey India Junior and Sub-Junior Academy Nationals were conducted at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar from 17-26 March 2021, which saw the participation of 24 Hockey India affiliated academy teams in both categories.Visit For More Info
The 61st Odisha State Swimming Championship held at the world-class Biju Patnaik Swimming Pool Complex within the Kalinga Stadium saw a total of 198 athletes from 16 districts of Odisha competing in 140 events over the two-day meet.Visit For More Info
The 40th edition of the Junior National Kho Kho Championship held from September 22-26, 2021 in Odisha saw more than 600 athletes from 53 teams from different states and union territories vying for the crown in the men’s and women’s category respectively.Visit For More Info
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