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The 32nd National Games 2002

The 32nd National Games 2002 is an event that took place between 13-Dec-2002 and 22-Dec-2002 in Hyderabad.
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When was the last time that you were the best in the whole friggin' nation at what you did? Professional sporting is all about will, and the most tenacious people in the country are congregating in town for what will be the greatest battle of self-beliefs that this nation has to offer.

The National Games are the nation's most prestigious games, and thousands of sportsmen from various parts of the country visit the Games Village and compete in various categories. And the 32nd National Games are being held right here, in town.

The competitions will be held in 26 disciplines among the best teams in the country, and about 6,500 competitors are expected to participate in this mega event. And the State Government has created state-of-the-art infrastructure to host the games, with an investment of Rs 330 crore.

About 50,000 spectators will turn up daily to witness the Games. The approach roads to stadiums have been relaid, and APSRTC will introduce 80 new model buses in the twin cities for enthusiasts to commute between the city and the Games Village.

The disciplines in which the competitions to be held are water polo, aquatics, basketball, athletics, badminton, sepal takraw, fencing, shooting, handball, volleyball, table tennis, football, tennis, boxing, kho-kho, kabaddi, equestrian, cycling, gymnastics, wrestling, archery, hockey (women), hockey (men), rowing, canoeing & kayaking, yachting, netball, Judo, Taekwondo, triathlon, beach volleyball, and weightlifting.

The games will be held at various stadiums in and around the city like Aquatics Complex (Gachibowli), Main Athletic Stadium (Gachibowli), Indoor Stadium (Gachibowli), Central University Indoor Hall (Hyderabad), Indoor Stadium DGCR (Begumpet), Fateh Maidan (LB Stadium), Tennis Complex-Indoor Stadium (LB Stadium), Shiv Kumar Lal Football Stadium, NTR Stadium, Sports School (Hakimpet), Osmania University, Velodrome (Saroornagar), Hockey Stadium (Begumpet), and Hussain Sagar Lake. Also, some games that have planned to be held outside the Hyderabad city are at Rushi Konda Beach (Visakhapatnam), MCV (Visakhapatnam), Port Indoor Stadium (Visakhapatnam), Rama Krishna Beach (Visakhapatnam), and Port Auditorium (Visakhapatnam).

Please contact L V Subramaniam, SAAP Managing Director, at 324-0247 for further details.
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Mungalla Rama Krishna on 19th Dec 2002, 3:13pm | Permalink
It is quite good to conduct national sports in our state. Chandrababu Naidu done a good job by constructing different stadiums in our state. But he must implement tickets and he must give rights to private channels also. And he must try to recover the money which he spent for the stadias.
Rajesh Mulky on 15th Dec 2002, 4:10pm | Permalink
Pls update games result. I am realy disappointed. otherwise give links to other online games news website. Last time bangalore also created a web, but now also u not. Hyd is the state of technology but that is not for sports?.
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Srinivas K on 15th Dec 2002, 1:19pm | Permalink
Chandra Babu need to concentrate on Freeways/Ring roads in Andhra Pradesh for every town/city. He is dynamic leader and the Congress (specially in AP) is going to lose onceagain due to BAD Politicians (Like YS Rowdy)....
K Sreekanth on 13th Dec 2002, 5:10pm | Permalink
simply superb, spectators are excited to see this event , i can't believe that this is in hyderabad, the athletics stadium and swimming pool stadium and .... every thing is so beautiful and to the international standards, it will be one of the famous stadium's in the country.
Srikanth Katukam on 13th Dec 2002, 5:05pm | Permalink
the arrangements are so nice, and the work is fast progressing for the games,i realy appreciate their work, and we have proved that andhra pradesh can conduct even olympics for which it is aimed for
Udaya Shrivastava on 13th Dec 2002, 3:33pm | Permalink
Hey, it is great to see GOVT guys really taking professional sport seriously...hyd sure has a great future ahead..
Gutta Ramakrishna on 13th Dec 2002, 1:00pm | Permalink
thank you very much for ging us the use full info., about National games.
Sid Sridhar on 13th Dec 2002, 11:31am | Permalink
It's great to be a native of hyd-bad.Thank's to A.P Govt to host National Games in Hyd-bad.All the best to players participating in this games. From SID&FRIENDS
Kumar S on 13th Dec 2002, 11:15am | Permalink
Hyderabad is a great place to live, with a great CM,But hyd people lack sense of traffic on roads.Every one want centre of road for parking,fighting,selling and ofcourse useless auto.
Gopichand Yarlagadda on 13th Dec 2002, 5:05am | Permalink
Gives a nice feeling to all hyderabadis!
Sreedhar D on 13th Dec 2002, 3:14am | Permalink
Am excited. More of such national and international events need be conducted in hyderabad. Today Hyderabad is the most happening city in India, and very soon it will be the happening city in the world. Cheers to our great CM C.B.Naidu
Suneelkumar Lakkepogu on 12th Dec 2002, 10:35pm | Permalink
It is a good decision taken by our C.M. to organise this events in our city. I am very happy on this occation.
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