Sports in AdilabadThe youth in Adilabad is immensely talented. The tribal youth too has interest in various sports activities. However, more efforts are required from concerned departments to attract children and youth into sports.
Multipurpose StadiumMultipurpose stadium in Asifabad is almost in the completion stages of its construction. This stadium has been constructed at a cost of 2.1 crore! Ten such stadiums have been constructed in each of the Assembly constituencies.
New coaches are required for training the youth in sports and athletic events along with administrative staff. Sports materials for boxing, archery, weight lifting, football and hockey are needed too. Many youth sports men and women have brought laurels to the district in the past.
Swimming Pool in AdilabadAnother stadium in Adilabad is the Indra Priyadarshini Stadium. There is a swimming pool too in this stadium which is visited by all. Most of the children come for swimming during the vacations. It serves to rejuvenate them and also is a means of exercise. Monthly fees for this swimming pool is INR 400 for children and INR 500 for Adults. There is a swimming coach here and four life guards. The water in this swimming pool is regularly cleaned and chlorinated.
Swimming Pool Timings: 5.30 P.M. to 9.30 P.M.
Rural Sports in Adilabad
Various sports events are held from time to time to encourage youth living in villages. For instance, Panchayat Yuva Kreeda aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA) holds such events in Priyadarshini stadium in Adilabad and sports persons from Adilabad and neighbouring places participate. The event is meant for youth below 18 years of age. Once selected at the mandal level, they become eligible to participate at the district level competitions. Weight lifting, athletics, kabaddi and taekwondo events are held during this sports selection in both girls and boys categories.
Sports Stadiums in Adilabad District:
- Sirpur Mini Stadium, Kauthal
- Mancherial Indoor Stadium, Mancherial
- Adilabad Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Adilabad
- Nirmal NTR Stadium, Nirmal
- Mudhole Mini Stadium, Bhainsa
Sports Shop in AdilabadM/S Sri Sai Prasanna Gift Centre and Sai Sports
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