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The National Games of India 2022, also known as Gujrat 2022, will be held in the state of Gujrat between 27 September and 10 October 2022. It is going to be held after a gap of seven years. The previous edition of the National games took place in Kerala in 2015. This year, It will be the 36th edition of the National Games of India. 28 states and 8 union territories will participate in the event.

  • The inaugural function of the National Games will take place at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
  • This year, Yogasana and Mallakhamba have been added to the list of games.
  • There are 36 games in the event.

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Brief History of National Games of India

  • The first edition of the Indian Olympic Games took place in Lahore, before independence, in the year 1924.
  • Lahore hosted three consecutive editions of the Indian Olympic Games.
  • The 8th edition of the game was held in Kolkata and the name was changed to Indian National Games.
  • The first National Games after independence was held in Lucknow.
  • National Games was introduced to promote the culture of sports in India.

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Games to be Played in National Games of India 2022

In this 15-day event, 36 sports will be played. Here is the list of all the games that are to be played at the event.

  • Aquatics
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Canoeing and Kayaking
  • Cycling
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Kabbadi
  • Kho-kho
  • Lawn Bowl
  • Mallakhamba
  • Netball
  • Roller Skating
  • Rowing
  • Rugby 7s
  • Shooting
  • Soft Ball
  • Soft Tennis
  • Squash
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
  • Wushu
  • Yogasona

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National Games of India 2022 Venues

The Chief Minister of Gujrat announced the list of venues for the National Games of India 2022. A total of 6 venues are there. The opening ceremony will be held in Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. Here is the list of the venues given below.

  • Ahmedabad
  • Surat
  • Vadodara
  • Rajkot
  • Bhavnagar
  • Gandhinagar

National Games of India 2022 Logo

The logo for the National Games of India 2022 was also launched. The logo represents Gujrat’s two symbols of pride. One is Gir Asiatic Lion and the other is the Statue of Unity.

National Games of India 2022 Schedule

Let’s have a look at the complete schedule of the National Games 2022. 

SERIAL NUMBERSPORTSCITYVENUEDATES
1ArcheryAhmedabadSanskardham Venue 1September 30-October 6 (7 days)
2Kho-KhoAhmedabadSanskardham Venue 2September 30-October 4 (5 days)
3MallakhambaAhmedabadSanskardham Venue 2October 7-11 (5 days)
4Rugby 7sAhmedabadTranstadia, Football GroundSeptember 28-30 (3 days)
5Football (M)AhmedabadTranstadia, Football GroundOctober 2-11 (10 days)
6Football (F)AhmedabadShahibagh Police GroundOctober 1-10 (10 days)
7KabbadiAhmedabadEKA, TranstadiaSeptember 26-October 1 (5 days)
8YogasanaAhmedabadEKA, TranstadiaOctober 6-11 (6 days)
9RowingAhmedabadSabarmati Venue 1September 30-October 3 (4 days)
10CanoeingAhmedabadSabarmati Venue 1October 10-11 (2 days)
11RS – SkateboardingAhmedabadSabarmati Venue 3September 30-October 1 (2 days)
12RS – Artistic SkatingAhmedabadSabarmati Venue 3September 30-October 1 (2 days)
13RS – Inline SkatingAhmedabadSabarmati Venue 3September 30-October 1 (2 days)
14RS – Speed SkatingAhmedabadSabarmati Venue 3September 30-October 2 (3 days)
15TennisAhmedabadSabarmati Venue 4September 29-October 5 (7 days)
16Soft TennisAhmedabadSabarmati Venue 4October 7-11 (5 days)
17Lawn BowlAhmedabadKensville Golf and Country ClubSeptember 26-October 3 (8 days)
18GolfAhmedabadKensville Golf and Country ClubOctober 6-9 (4 days)
19Shooting (Shotgun)AhmedabadCrowne AcademySeptember 30-October 7 (8 days)
20ShootingAhmedabadRifle ClubSeptember 29-October 3 (5 days)
21Cycling (Road)GandhinagarCHH RoadOctober 8-9 (2 days)
22WeightliftingGandhinagarMahatma Mandir Venue 1September 30-October 4 (5 days)
23JudoGandhinagarMahatma Mandir Venue 1October 7-11 (5 days)
24FencingGandhinagarMahatma Mandir Venue 2September 30-October 4 (5 days)
25WushuGandhinagarMahatma Mandir Venue 2October 8-11 (4 days)
26BoxingGandhinagarMahatma Mandir Venue 3October 5-12 (8 days)
27WrestlingGandhinagarMahatma Mandir Venue 3September 30-October 2 (3 days)
28TriathlonGandhinagarIIT GandhinagarSeptember 30-October 2 (3 days)
29SquashGandhinagarIIT Gandhinagar CourtsOctober 1-5 (5 days)
30AthleticsGandhinagarIIT Gandhinagar GroundSeptember 30-October 4 (5 days)
31SoftballGandhinagarIIT Gandhinagar GroundOctober 7-11 (5 days)
32Beach HandballSuratDumas BeachSeptember 30-October 4 (5 days)
33Beach VolleyballSuratDumas BeachOctober 6-9 (4 days)
34Table TennisSuratPDDU Indoor StadiumSeptember 20-24 (5 days)
35BadmintonSuratPDDU Indoor StadiumOctober 1-6 (6 days)
36GymnasticsVadodaraSama Sports ComplexSeptember 30-October 4 (5 days)
37HandballVadodaraSama Sports ComplexOctober 7-12 (6 days)
38AquaticsRajkotSardar Patel ComplexOctober 2-8 (7 days)
39HockeyRajkotSaurashtra U & DC Ground 1, 2October 2-9 (8 days)
40NetballBhavnagarMPH, SAGSeptember 26-30 (5 days)
41Basketball 3×3BhavnagarOutdoor Courts, SAGOctober 1-3 (3 days)
42Basketball 5×5BhavnagarOutdoor Courts, SAGOctober 1-6 (6 days)
43VolleyballBhavnagarMPH, SAGOctober 8-12 (5 days)
44Cycling (Track)DelhiVelodromeOctober 1-4 (4 days)

FAQs on National games of India 2022

How many games are there in the National Games of India 2022?

There is a total of 36 games in the National Games of India 2022.

Which state will host India’s 2022 National Games?

Gujrat will host National Games 2022.

In which year did the previous edition of the National games take place?

The previous edition of the national games took place in the year 2022.

How many states and UTs will participate in the event?

28 states and 8 union territories will participate in the event.

What are the new games to be added to the list of games this year?

This year, Yogasana and Mallakhamba have been added to the list of games.

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