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South Asian Games 2016 Venues

With the 12th South Asian Games kick-starting from 5 February, 2016 in Guwahati and from 6 February, 2016 in Shillong, the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium remain the two prime venues for the sports event. While Guwahati is the largest city of Assam, Shillong is the capital and hill station of Meghalaya.

Venues for the 2016 South Asian Games have been allotted in accordance to the kind of sport that is to be played. Here's a glimpse at the venues scheduled for this year:
  • Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium and Sarusajai Sports Complex for Athletics and Football
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex for Archery
  • Nabin Ch. Bordoloi AC Indoor Stadium, Sarusajai for Basketball and Handball
  • N.E.H.U Indoor Stadium, Shillong for Badminton and Taekwondo
  • Velodrome at NLIPE, Tepesia, Sonapur for Cycling
  • N.E.I.G.R.I.H.M.S Indoor Stadium, Shillong for Boxing and Wushu
  • Moullana Md. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium, Bhetapara for Hockey
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex- Indoor Hall, Shillong for Judo and Table Tennis
  • Shooting Range, Kahilipara for Shooting
  • Dr. Zakhir Hussain Aquatic Complex, Sarusajai for Swimming
  • R.G. Baruah Sports Complex, Ulubari for Squash
  • D.T.R.P. Indoor Stadium, Ulubari for Volleyball and Wrestling
  • Bhogeswari Phukanani Indoor Stadium, Dispur for Weightlifting
For the 12th South Asian Games, a game secretariat has also been set up for day to day planning, execution and delivery of different games. This Games Secretariat is headed by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and three Jt. CEOs and will function under the policy approved by the Organising Committee and its Executive Committee.

2016 South Asian Games Venues List
S No.SportNameAddressSeating Capacity
1Athletics and FootballIndira Gandhi Athletics StadiumNalapara, Sarusajai, Guwahati, Assam 781028, India30,000
2Basketball and HandballNabin Ch. Bordoloi AC Indoor StadiumSarusajai, Guwahati2,000
3CyclingVelodrome at LNIPETepesia, Sonapur500
4Hockey Moullana Md. Tayabullah Hockey StadiumHockey Stadium Rd, Sawkuchi, Chandan Nagar, Ghoramara, Guwahati, Assam 781034, India2,000
5Shooting Shooting RangeShooting Range, Kahlhipara500
6Swimming Dr. Zakir Hussain Aquatic ComplexSarusajai, Guwahati1,500
7Squash R.G. Baruah Sports ComplexBhubaneswar Barua Rd, Ulubari, Guwahati, Assam 781007, India600
8Volleyball and WrestlingD.T.R.P. Indoor StadiumUlubari, Guwahati1,000
9Weightlifting Bhogeswari Phukanani Indoor StadiumGNRC Rd, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam 781036, India800
10ArcheryJawaharlal Nehru Sports ComplexSarania Hills, Guwahati, Assam 781003, India6,000
11Athletics and FootballIndira Gandhi Athletics StadiumNalapara, Sarusajai, Guwahati, Assam 781028, India30,000
12Boxing and Wushu N.E.I.G.R.I.H.M.S. Indoor StadiumShillong1,200
13Judo and Table Tennis Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex - Indoor HallShillong1,000

Last Updated on January 29, 2016