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Proudly Announced the 36th National Games of India will be held in Gujarat from September 27 to October 10, 2022. After a gap of seven years, most prestigious multi-discipline sporting event will be held in cities like Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar.
Union Home Minister of India, Amit Shah unveiled the mascot and anthem for the National Games 2022 at the EKA Arena, TransStadia in Ahmedabad. The inaugural function of the National Games will be held at the Narendra Modi stadium. The nation’s athletic event is being held in the state for the first time. The 35th edition of national games which was held in Kerala.
36th National Games 2022
- The inaugural function of the National Games will be held at the Narendra Modi stadium hosted by Gujarat.
- The 36th National Game 2022 will be held in Gujarat.
- 36th National Games also known as National Games Gujarat 2022
- 36th National Game 2022 is scheduled to be held from September 27, 2022 to October 10, 2022.
- It will be held across 6 cities of Gujarat, in which all the 28 states and 8 Union Territories will participate.
- 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.
- Gujarat will field one of the largest contingents as the host state. Gujarat has set out on an ambitious mission to become a sporting powerhouse by making it into the top five for the first time.
- In all, 36 sports will be hosted, in line with the tagline “Sports for Unity”.
- This year, Yogasana and Mallakhamba have been added to the list of games. Thus, it will promote indigenous sports in India.
- Kabaddi, Netball, Lawn Bowls, and Rugby 7s begin before the opening ceremony.
- The mascot of the national games 2022 is Saavaj, which means lion in Gujarati and the anthem for the games has been rendered by Bollywood singer Sukhwinder Singh.
- The anthem comprises the philosophy of Judega India and Jitega India.
- An estimated 7,000 athletes from 28 states and eight union territories are expected to participate in 36 disciplines, which comprise most of the traditional Olympic sports.
36th National Games 2022- Venue
National Games 2022 will commence in six cities in Gujarat on September 27 and the multi-discipline event will continue till October 10. Around 8,000 athletes will take part in 36 sporting disciplines in the Games. The cycling event will be held in New Delhi. Indigenous sports Mallakhamba and Yogasana have been included in the event roster to promote the country’s sporting heritage.
36th National Games 2022- List of Sports
Ahmedabad, Vadodra, Surat, Rajkot, Gandhinagar and Bhavnagar will host 36 different games as part of the event. Last edition of the National Games was organised in 2015, in Kerala. In 2022 edition of the National Games will be held after a gap of seven years. Here’s the full list of sports and schedule of the National Games 2022.
|1||Archery||Ahmedabad||Sanskardham Venue 1||September 30-October 6 (7 days)|
|2||Kho-Kho||Ahmedabad||Sanskardham Venue 2||September 30-October 4 (5 days)|
|3||Mallakhambh||Ahmedabad||Sanskardham Venue 2||October 7-11 (5 days)|
|4||Rugby 7s||Ahmedabad||Transtadia, Football Ground||September 28-30 (3 days)|
|5||Football (M)||Ahmedabad||Transtadia, Football Ground||October 2-11 (10 days)|
|6||Football (F)||Ahmedabad||Shahibagh Police Ground||October 1-10 (10 days)|
|7||Kabaddi||Ahmedabad||EKA, Transtadia||September 26-October 1 (5 days)|
|8||Yogasana||Ahmedabad||EKA, Transtadia||October 6-11 (6 days)|
|9||Rowing||Ahmedabad||Sabarmati Venue 1||September 30-October 3 (4 days)|
|10||Canoeing||Ahmedabad||Sabarmati Venue 1||October 10-11 (2 days)|
|11||RS – Skateboarding||Ahmedabad||Sabarmati Venue 3||September 30-October 1 (2 days)|
|12||RS – Artistic Skating||Ahmedabad||Sabarmati Venue 3||September 30-October 1 (2 days)|
|13||RS – Inline Skating||Ahmedabad||Sabarmati Venue 3||September 30-October 1 (2 days)|
|14||RS – Speed Skating||Ahmedabad||Sabarmati Venue 3||September 30-October 2 (3 days)|
|15||Tennis||Ahmedabad||Sabarmati Venue 4||September 29-October 5 (7 days)|
|16||Soft Tennis||Ahmedabad||Sabarmati Venue 4||October 7-11 (5 days)|
|17||Lawn Bowl||Ahmedabad||Kensville Golf and Country Club||September 26-October 3 (8 days)|
|18||Golf||Ahmedabad||Kensville Golf and Country Club||October 6-9 (4 days)|
|19||Shooting (Shotgun)||Ahmedabad||Crowne Academy||September 30-October 7 (8 days)|
|20||Shooting||Ahmedabad||Rifle Club||September 29-October 3 (5 days)|
|21||Cycling (Road)||Gandhinagar||CHH Road||October 8-9 (2 days)|
|22||Weightlifting||Gandhinagar||Mahatma Mandir Venue 1||September 30-October 4 (5 days)|
|23||Judo||Gandhinagar||Mahatma Mandir Venue 1||October 7-11 (5 days)|
|24||Fencing||Gandhinagar||Mahatma Mandir Venue 2||September 30-October 4 (5 days)|
|25||Wushu||Gandhinagar||Mahatma Mandir Venue 2||October 8-11 (4 days)|
|26||Boxing||Gandhinagar||Mahatma Mandir Venue 3||October 5-12 (8 days)|
|27||Wrestling||Gandhinagar||Mahatma Mandir Venue 3||September 30-October 2 (3 days)|
|28||Triathlon||Gandhinagar||IIT Gandhinagar||September 30-October 2 (3 days)|
|29||Squash||Gandhinagar||IIT Gandhinagar Courts||October 1-5 (5 days)|
|30||Athletics||Gandhinagar||IIT Gandhinagar Ground||September 30-October 4 (5 days)|
|31||Softball||Gandhinagar||IIT Gandhinagar Ground||October 7-11 (5 days)|
|32||Beach Handball||Surat||Dumas Beach||September 30-October 4 (5 days)|
|33||Beach Volleyball||Surat||Dumas Beach||October 6-9 (4 days)|
|34||Table Tennis||Surat||PDDU Indoor Stadium||September 20-24 (5 days)|
|35||Badminton||Surat||PDDU Indoor Stadium||October 1-6 (6 days)|
|36||Gymnastics||Vadodara||Sama Sports Complex||September 30-October 4 (5 days)|
|37||Handball||Vadodara||Sama Sports Complex||October 7-12 (6 days)|
|38||Aquatics||Rajkot||Sardar Patel Complex||October 2-8 (7 days)|
|39||Hockey||Rajkot||Saurashtra U & DC Ground 1, 2||October 2-9 (8 days)|
|40||Netball||Bhavnagar||MPH, SAG||September 26-30 (5 days)|
|41||Basketball 3×3||Bhavnagar||Outdoor Courts, SAG||October 1-3 (3 days)|
|42||Basketball 5×5||Bhavnagar||Outdoor Courts, SAG||October 1-6 (6 days)|
|43||Volleyball||Bhavnagar||MPH, SAG||October 8-12 (5 days)|
|44||Cycling (Track)||Delhi||Velodrome||October 1-4 (4 days)|
36th National Games 2022 FAQs
Q. Where will be the 36th National Games to be held in 2022?
Q. When will the National Games take place?
Ans: The tournament will take place from 27 September to 10 October in Gujarat.
Q. What is the logo of the National Games?
Ans: The National Games’ emblem features the Statue of Unity by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and the Asiatic Lion of Gir.
Q. What is the theme of the national anthem in 36th National Games?
Ans: The theme of the national anthem is Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.
Q. Where will be the 36th National Games Inaugural function held?
Ans: Inaugural function of the National Games will be held at the Narendra Modi stadium.