National Games 2022 LIVE: National Games begins officially after Grand gala opening ceremony at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium: Follow LIVE

National Games 2022 LIVE – National Games Opening Ceremony LIVE: The 36th Edition of the National Games was officially declared open by…

National Games 2022 LIVE – National Games Opening Ceremony LIVE: The 36th Edition of the National Games was officially declared open by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the grand opening ceremony on Thursday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In just under 100 days, Gujarat is all geared up to HOST the National Games officially starting from today. Double Olympic Medallist PV Sindhu, Olympic Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra were all present at the OPENING CEREMONY.  Follow National Games LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

National Games 2022 LIVE: National Games begins officially after Grand gala opening ceremony at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium: Follow LIVE

  • The bulk of the sports will commence on 30th. The Games will come to a close on October 12.
  • Around 7000 athletes from 28 states and eight union territories along with the Services – sports team of the Indian Armed Forces are participating. 
  • Overall, there are 36 sporting events in the National Games Roster.</l

A host of Singers like Shankar Mahadevan, Mohit Chauhan, Bhumik Shah, Ishani Dabe  enthralled the crowd with their musical performances at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday. These performances were followed by PM Narendra Modi’s arrival and he declared the Games Open. He also inaugurated Gujarat’s Sports University. 

Speaking during the ceremony, the PM said, “Respect in the world has a direct connection with sports. Most of the countries that are on top in the world in development and economy today also top the medals table. The strong performance of the players in the field of play encourages other areas as well. Sports is also a source of ‘soft power’ in the world.”

The flag bearing ceremony soon followed with players involved in the march past representing their respective states and union territories. Cultural performances then continued enthralling the spectators on the grand gala night.  

OPENING CEREMONY – National Games 2022
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Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a picture on his Twitter account from his plane when he was passing over the Stadium. He tweeted ‘I am going to reach in a while

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Olympic Gold 🥇Medalist and World Champion @Neeraj_chopra1 🇮🇳 joins in to enjoy garba in #Vadodara, which is part of the Navratra celebrations in Gujarat, during his visit for the #36thNationalGames pic.twitter.com/Zj0UDpbw3l

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National Games 2022 LIVE: National Games Opening Ceremony begins, PM Modi inaugurates, Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu present at venue: Follow LIVE
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When will the National Games 2022 take place?

The National Games 2022 will begin from 29th September and will end on 12th October. The opening ceremony will be taking place on the 29th of September.

Where to watch the National Games 2022 in India?

The National Games 2022 will be telecasted live on the DD Sports TV channel in India.

Where to watch the live streaming of the National Games 2022 in India?

The National Games 2022 will be live streamed on the Prasar Bharati Sports YouTube Channel.

 

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The 36th edition of the National Games, which will be officially called open on Thursday, have already become a case study for future hosts. “We could manage to do everything in 100 days,” said Gujarat sports minister Harsh Sanghvi.

“We wrote to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) of our wish to host the Games in Gujarat in September and we were asked if it was possible. We invited the IOA members and gave our plan, which they accepted,” Sanghvi added.

For the first time, the hosts of the National Games have not built even a single venue for the sport.

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 National Games –

When will the National Games of India 2022 begin?

The National Games is making a comeback after a long gap of seven years. Technically, the event started with the table tennis competition, which was held between September 20 to 24.

Which all cities in Gujarat are hosting the event?

The Games will be held across six cities of Gujarat – Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar. However, the track cycling event will take place in Delhi at the velodrome.

When was the LAST National Games took place?

The previous edition of the National Games took place in Kerala in 2015. Goa was supposed to host the next National Games in 2016 but due to logistical issues, the event kept getting postponed.

What are the events at this edition of the National Games?

Around 7000 athletes from 28 states and eight union territories along with the Services – sports team of the Indian Armed Forces, will participate in the National Games. Overall, there are 36 sporting events.

These are: Aquatics, archery, Indian archery, athletics, badminton, basketball, beach sports, boxing, canoeing, cycling, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, judo, kabaddi, kho kho, lawn bowls, mallakhambh, netball, roller sports, rowing, rugby 7s, shooting, soft tennis, softball, squash, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling, wushu and yogasana.

Where can you watch the National Games 2022 live?

The Games will be televised live on Doordarshan Sports and the YouTube channel of Prasar Bharti Sports.

Here’s the full schedule of the National Games

Table Tennis: September 20 to 24
Kabaddi: September 26 to October 1
Netball: September 26 to 30
Rugby 7s: September 28 to 30
Shooting (rifle and pistol): September 29 to October 3
Shooting (shotgun): September 30 to October 7

Wrestling: September 30 to October 2
Triathlon: September 30 to October 2
Archery: September 30 to October 6
Kho-Kho: September 30 to October 4
Lawn Bowls: September 26 to October 3
Tennis: September 29 to October 5
Roller sports – Skateboarding: September 30 and October 1
Roller sports – Skating: September 30 and October 2

Fencing: September 30 to October 4
Gymnastics: September 30 to October 4
Weightlifting: September 30 to October 4
Rowing: September 30 to October 3
Football (Women): October 1 to 10
Cycling (track): October 1 to 4

Squash: October 1 to 5
Badminton: October 1 to 6
Basketball 3×3: October 1 to 3
Basketball 5×5: October 1 to 6
Football (Men): October 2 to 11
Aquatics: October 2 to 8
Hockey: October 2 to 9
Boxing: October 5 to 12
Yogasana: October 6 to 11
Golf: October 6 to 9

Mallakhambh: October 7 to 11
Soft Tennis: October 7 to 11
Judo: October 7 to 11
Cycling (road): October 8 and 9
Wushu: October 8 to 11
Canoeing: October 10 and 11
Athletics: September 30 to October 4
Softball: October 7 to 11
Beach Volleyball: October 6 to 9
Volleyball: October 8 to 12

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