As sports and sporting culture are now recognised by our beloved Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi as core to creation of successful and confident individuals who can rise to build a strong modern India, Gujarat University has decided to take the onus oftransforming education through sports and has embarked on a highly ambitious project of Sardar Patel Sports City (SPSC) on the campusthat is expected to provide world classfacilitiesto sportspersonsto train and develop into international levelsportsmen.
Sardar Patel Sports City is a housing international level sports infrastructure for:
SYNTHETIC ATHLETIC TRACK WITH STADIUM & FOOTBALL FIELD
Running: 100m, 110m Hurdles, 1500m, 200m, 3000m Steeplechase, 400m Hurdles, 400m 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay and 800m
Throwing: Discus, Hammer, Javelin and Shot-Put
Jump: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump and Pole-Vault
Stadium: Capacity 10000 people with facilities for sports persons
10 no of Tennis courts Synthetic Courts facilities for sports persons
INDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX & SWIMMING POOL
Indoor arenas for Badminton, Basketball, Table tennis, Volleyball, Boxing, Judo, Taekwondo andWrestling (freestyle andGreco-Roman) A multi-court facility with viewing galleries Olympic size 50 meter x 25 meter swimming pool with viewing gallery
SHOOTING & ARCHERY
50metershooting range of 85 lanes 25metershooting range of 60 lanes 10 meter indoor shooting range of 110 lanes
Facility to accommodate 500 athletes Having support infrastructure of gym, training rooms, health clinical and recreation rooms
Training facility using latesttechnologiesthat enhance human performance Health check and progress monitoring facility
As the facility is on the verge of getting operational, it is important that it incorporates international best practices. So, there is a strong need of learning best practicesfor training and sports technology from other nations who are world leaders in sports and have state-of-the-art sporting infrastructure. As part of imbibing knowledge from similar facilities across the world, Gujarat University is also considering sending its representatives to foreign nations with strong sporting culture such as Australia, Russia, China, and USA etc.
The learning that these visits will yield will be incorporated in positioning Sardar Patel Sports City as aninternational class venue available for the sporting
events for national and international level.
DRONACHARYA ACADEMY OF SHOOTING AND ARCHERY
ATHLETIC TRACK AND FOOTBALL GROUND WITH STADIUM