1st Khelo India University Games 2020 (KIUG)

1st Khelo India University Games 2020 (KIUG) (Athletes Registration, Schedule, Games List, Winner, Date, Venue, Winning Team, Result, Last date)

Bhubaneshwar is the capital of Odisha and it is a city that has been hosting numerous sports events throughout the years. Among several popular sports event there are Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship, Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018, and Hero Gold Women’s Football tournament. The city is now preparing for upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s Football World Cup 2020. So, it is clear that city has become on the prime cities in India and that is organizing some of the heavy weight sport events. The city is going to host India’s first University games that are 1st edition of Khelo India University Games. It is going to be a 9 days long events and India is going to experience some of the best young talents.

Khelo India University Games KIUG
Name of the event Khelo India University Games
Duration 22nd February, 2020 to 1st March 2020
Venue KIIT Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Official Portal universitygames.kheloindia.gov.in

Registration for Khelo India University Games, 2020

The upcoming Khelo India University Games, is going to showcase the young talents of India. This is the reason the tagline chose by the authority is ‘Sports for Youth, Youth for Future’. The event is going to be held with the collaboration with ‘Fit India and Khelo India’ scheme. The aim of the event is to provide the opportunity to the talented young players and give them a healthy lifestyle. You need to visit the official website to get the news of registration and the official website is universitygames.kheloindia.gov.in.

Khelo India University Games Schedule

The event is going to start from 22nd February, 2020 and the event will end on 1st March, 2020. You will get to learn about the schedule Click here

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Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2020 Odisha Games List

At the event there will be 17 types of games will be played by the talented students of various universities of India. The event will be held at KIIT University, which is in Bhubaneswar. There will be individual games and there will be team games and the list of games is given below.

Individual games

The names of the individual games are Archery, Athletics, Judo, Wrestling, Boxing, Swimming, Weightlifting, and Fencing.

Team Games

The names of the team games are Badminton, Tennis, Volleyball, Hockey, Table Tennis, Rugby, Kabaddi, Basketball, and Football.

List of athletes in Khelo India University Games 2020

There will be 4000 athletes who will be competing in the upcoming Khelo India University Games. It has been reported that approximately 80 to 100 universities are taking part in the game. You will get the list of athletes by visiting at Here

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KIUG 2020 Odisha Venue Details

As it is told earlier that the mega sport event is going to be held at KIIT Bhubaneswar, so the university has developed grand area. The idea behind the arrangement is to provide a world-class experience to the athletes. There will be 12 sports complexes, a grand stadium, swimming pool, outdoor courts, indoor stadium, and multi-purpose hall. The entire estimated area is around 29 acres. The KIIT stadium also hosts Ranji Trophy so it is clear that the stadium can organize day-night matches.

Apart from the stadiums and sport complexes, the athletes will get world-class amenities in terms of food and lodging. There will be hostels, gym, training centers, transport facilities, etc. For the recreational purpose the government of India will be organizing the sigh seeing option as well. The athletes can also visit the several cultural heritages of Odisha.

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Khelo India University Games 2020 Live Telecast

The central government has decided to cover KIUG 2020 and it will be aired live on TV. There will be option for live digital streaming as well. In order to do this the Doordarshan will be the official broadcaster of the sport event. The reason behind broadcasting the event is to reach out to the larger number of audience to increase the popularity of the game. This is the reason the central government is trying to bring the sports even on the YouTube platform as well.

The authority is considering the number of followers of their social media handle. According to them, the Odisha Sports Authority has 6 lakh followers and the SAI and KIIT also have launched campaign to reach to a wide range of people to bring more followers to the event. In order to popularize the event there will be a separate page for the game. You will get every detail of the event on that event page.

Benefits of Khelo India University Games Odisha 2020

There are several advantages of the upcoming sport event in Odisha. It will provide immense fun to the youth and also it will able to present the talents in front of the country. Apart from that, as there is going to be an involvement of young players so the event will bring them an opportunity to pursue sport in future. The participants will get the opportunity to earn scholarship as well. The talented young athletes will also get the opportunity to peruse their training under the best coach in future.

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Why Odisha is Hosting Khelo India Youth Games?

The answer of the question is very obvious as Odisha has already organized several sport events so the state is already experienced it. The state is going to give all types of infrastructure to the athletes so that they can concentrate in their games and can show their best skill at the event. The government is trying to promote sport and want more students take sport besides their higher study. The event is going to be held by the Odisha govt. along with Sports Authority of India, Indian Universities, Indian Olympic Association, and National Sports Federation. The first edition of Khelo India University Games is going to pick the young talents and nurture them for future.

Odisha Hero Gold Cup 4-Nation Women’s Football Tournament

Apart from Khelo India University Games the state also got the opportunity to organize the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup 2020. This will help the young girls of India to play on the international platform. The government of Odisha is trying to develop the amenities so that more young girls can come to play.

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