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Mahabir Stadium

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Former names  Nehru Stadium
Acreage  14
Capacity  25,000
Opened  1972
Location  Hisar
Surface  Artificial turf
Renovated  1988
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Owner  Hisar District Olympic Association

Mahavir Stadium is a multipurpose sports complex located in Hisar city of Haryana, India. It was built in 1972 and was renovated in 1988.

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It is owned and operated by the District Olympic Association of Hisar. The venue is used for several events, like cricket and football.

Initially, it was named as Nehru Stadium on its inauguration but was renamed as Mahabir Stadium in 1987.

Location

It located is about 5 km from the Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology; 4 km from the Blue Bird Lake; 2 km from the bus station along the National Highway 10, 1 km from the town center & main market area; 1 km from Hisar Junction railway station; 6 km from the Hisar Airport; 167 km from the Indira Gandhi International Airport; 180 km from the New Delhi railway station; and 235 km from the Chandigarh International Airport.

Infrastructure

The seating capacity of the stadium is 25,000 and provides facilities for boxing, judo, yoga, athletics, basketball, football and volleyball.

The stadium is lit with floodlights and more than 1000 players daily use it for practice.

It is the biggest centre for Judo coaching in India.

Hisar Judo Academy

The Hisar Judo Academy, led by Dr. Sumer Singh Nandwal, for male and female boxer is located at Mahabir stadium.

Hisar Boxing Academy

The Hisar Boxing Academy for male and female boxer is located at Mahabir stadium.

Events

It hosted the 2nd Asian Women's Boxing Championship in 2003 and 51st National Boxing Championship in 2004.

It also hosted 22nd Haryana State Women Sports Festival in 2008.

It also hosted Haryana State Master's Athelerics Championship in May 2014.

References

Mahabir Stadium Wikipedia


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