Kalinga Stadium

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Kalinga Stadium
Aerial view of Kalinga Stadium.jpg
LocationBidyut Marg, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Coordinates20°17′27″N 85°49′30″E / 20.290917°N 85.824991°E / 20.290917; 85.824991Coordinates: 20°17′27″N 85°49′30″E / 20.290917°N 85.824991°E / 20.290917; 85.824991
OwnerGovernment of Odisha
OperatorSports Authority of Odisha
CapacityKalinga Stadium: 15,000[1]
Kalinga Hockey Stadium: 16,000 [2]
Construction
Built1978
Opened1978
Tenants
Various

The Kalinga Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Its foundation stone was laid by former chief minister of Odisha Late Biju Patnaik in 1978. It is situated in the heart of Bhubaneswar near Nayapalli area. It has facilities for athletics, soccer, field hockey, basketball, tennis, table tennis basketball, volleyball, Wall climbing and swimming.[3][4][5] Other features of the stadium includes an 8-lane synthetic athletics track, high performance centres, and India's first Olympic standard pink and blue water-based AstroTurf.[6] It will be used for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

Mountaineering facility in Kalinga Stadium

Events[edit]

Aerial view of Kalinga Stadium during night

International[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Event Year Organiser Dates
Asian Athletics Championships 2017 Athletics Federation of India 5 - 9 July 2017

Football[edit]

Event Year Organiser Dates
Women's Gold Cup 2019 All India Football Federation
Football Association of Odisha
9 – 15 February 2019
Super Cup 2019 All India Football Federation
Football Association of Odisha
3 April – 26 June 2019

Hockey[edit]

Event Year Organiser Dates
Men's Hockey Series Finals 2019 Hockey India 6 - 16 June 2019
Men's Hockey World Cup 2018 Hockey India 28 November - 16 December 2018
Men's FIH Hockey World League 2017 Hockey India 1 – 10 December 2017
Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 Hockey India 6 – 14 December 2014

Rugby[edit]

Event Year Organiser Dates
Asia Rugby Women's Championship 2018 Indian Rugby Football Union
Odisha Rugby Football Association
26 – 28 October 2018

Tennis[edit]

Event Year Organiser Dates
India F1 Futures 2018 All India Tennis Association 26 February 2018 – 4 March 2018

National[edit]

Event Year Organiser Dates
National Open Athletics Championships 2018 Athletics Federation of India 25 – 28 September 2018

Football[edit]

ISL Jamshedpur FC vc Bengaluru FC match at Kalinga Stadium
Event Year
I-League 2018-19
Indian Super Cup 2018
Indian Super League 2017-18

Hockey[edit]

Event Year Organiser
Hockey India League 2014
2015
2016
2017
Hockey India
Friendly
Rest of India vs Petroleum Sports Promotion Board
2017 Hockey India

Tennis[edit]

Event Year Organiser
Odisha Tennis Premier League 2017 Odisha Tennis Association

High Performance Centres[edit]

  • Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance (ABTP) - Sports Science and Advanced Rehabilitation Centre Powered by Rungta Mines Limited and Government of Odisha
  • Dalmia Bharat Gopichand Badminton Academy
  • JSW Sports Bengaluru FC High Performance Centre for Football
  • JSW Swimming High Performance Centre
  • KJS Ahluwalia and Tenvic Sports High Performance Centre for Weightlifting
  • Naval Tata Hockey Academy (NTHA) - Powered by Bovelander Hockey Academy and Government of Odisha

Tenants[edit]

National Teams[edit]

Team Sport Apex Body
India Men's National Field Hockey Team Field hockey Hockey India
India Women's National Field Hockey Team Field hockey Hockey India
India Men's National Football Team Football All India Football Federation
India Women's National Football Team Football All India Football Federation

Hockey[edit]

Team Sport Tournament
Hockey Odisha Field hockey Hockey India
Hockey Gangpur Odisha Field hockey Hockey India
Kalinga Lancers Field hockey Hockey India League

Football[edit]

Team Sport Tournament
Indian Arrows Football I-League
Minerva Punjab Football AFC Cup
Odisha Football Team Football All India Football Federation
Odisha Women's Football Team Football All India Football Federation
Samaleswari Football I-League 2nd Division

Tennis[edit]

Team Sport Tournament
Ace Tennis Club (ATC) Tennis Utkal Open Tennis Tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Activity Report 2016-17" (PDF). Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Odisha plans co-branding of tourism, sports". 30 May 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  3. ^ Mallick, Lelin Kumar (19 January 2012). "Stadium boost to indoor sports". The Telegraph. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  4. ^ Pradhan, Ashoke (10 June 2012). "Permanent floodlights for Kalinga stadium on anvil". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  5. ^ Pradhan, Ashoke (12 August 2012). "Bhubaneswar needs to do more to imbibe sports culture". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Sports Infrastructure in Odisha". Government of Odisha. Retrieved 8 February 2013.