Sports in EtawahBeing a strategically important place in the state, the city of Etawah enjoys from an extensive array of infrastructural facilities, which indispensably includes the essential facilities associated with sports activities. Ranging from various playing grounds situated across many destinations in and around the town to shops that sell sports goods and sports accessories, Etawah provides all sorts of convenience for the sports enthusiasts in town. The Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Sports Stadium in Saifai situated in close proximity to Etawah is a major sports venue in the district. The stadium plays host to numerous important sports tournaments and the training centre here offers professional coaching for various kinds of sports activities. Many international and national level players, apart from those who are part of the Indian hockey team, belong to Etawah.
Victoria Memorial Indoor Hall in EtawahThe Victoria Memorial Indoor Hall in Etawah is an ideal venue for the badminton players as well as for the sportspersons having a keen interest in table tennis. This indoor sports facility in Etawah was built in the pre-Independence Era when the British had their control here.
Outdoor Sports Facilities in EtawahThere is a sports ground in the city of Etawah, especially meant for lawn tennis. There are also a number of sports facilities at various educational institutions in Etawah, which are available for general use, especially by the other schools and colleges for their annual sports meet. These sports grounds in Etawah are located at St. Mary Inter College and Government Inter College.
Etawah Tennis Court
Police Lines, Etawah – 206001
The 28th P. A. C. Training Ground in Etawah is used for sports activities like hockey, football, volleyball, basketball and athletics.
Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Sports Stadium in SaifaiThe Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Sports Stadium is located in Saifai village near Etawah, within 22 kilometres of the town in the district of Etawah. The seating capacity of the stadium is around 20,000 and it is used as a training ground for various categories of national and international sports activities, which include gymnastics, athletics, football, cricket, hockey, basketball, handball, volleyball, table tennis and lawn tennis. Apart from the stadium, the premises here comprise of a spacious indoor hall, which is used for playing table tennis and badminton as well as for practicing weight lifting and wrestling.
Sports Authority of India Training Centre in EtawahThe sports coaching centre is a sports facility run by the government at Baba Jyotiba Phule Sports Stadium in Saifai as the main sports training centre in the district and it provides a wide number of conveniences for the local athletes. These primary facilities at the Saifai Jyotiba Phule Sports Stadium are accommodation, medical facilities, sports accessories and formal training for all types of sports activities. Three sub-junior and junior boarding facilities are situated at the premises of the Saifai stadium for the trainees of wrestling, athletics and hockey. The sub-junior and junior level tournaments in the district for both the boys and girls held here every here are badminton, table tennis, handball, athletics and hockey. Open state-level tournaments have also been organized at Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Sports Stadium at Saifai. Other activities held at Saifai stadium include cycle race, walk race and cross country race.
National-Level Players of Etawah District
Football – Dinesh Yadav, Anil Yadav, Vivek Prakash Gupta
Handball – Asutosh Tiwari, Hari Shankar Verma, Poonam Bhadauria, Babita Singh, Ranjana Chauhan
Throw Ball – Deependra Singh Chauhan, Dheeraj Pathak, Ajay Pal Singh Yadav
Hockey – Ranjeet Singh, Riyaz Ahmad, Shivam Tiwari
Badminton – Juhi Verma, Barkha Mishra
Cricket – Brijendra Singh
International Level Players of Etawah DistrictShakeel Ahmad of the Indian Hockey Team has been the captain of the team for 3 consecutive years whereas Devesh Singh Chauhan has been the goalkeeper of the national hockey team.
Hockey – Musheer Ahmad, Shakeel Ahmad, Avinash Saxena, Devesh Singh Chauhan
Badminton – Kripa Shankar
Volley Ball – Avinash Yadav
Sports Stores in EtawahThe sports goods stores in Etawah sell all types of sports goods, sports accessories, sports shoes and sports bags. There are many sports goods shops in Etawah located in different parts across the town.
Shop No 25, Railway Road, Shashtri Market, Etawah HO, Etawah – 206001
Phone No: 91-5742257722
G. I. C. Market, Station Road, Etawah HO, Etawah – 206001
Nearest landmark: Shashtri Chauraha
Bharthana Market, Jawahar Road, Etawah HO, Etawah – 206001
G. I. C. Market, Station Road, Etawah HO, Etawah - 206001
Nearest landmark: Shashtri Chauraha
Arvind Pul, Etawah HO, Etawah – 206001
Nearest landmark: Railway Station Road
Mobile No: 919412183898
Rajesh Sports Center
Bakewar Market, Lakhana Road, Etawah HO, Etawah – 206001
Pakka Talab, Commercial Complex, Agra Road, Etawah HO, Etawah – 206001
Station Road, J. M. Store, Etawah New City, Etawah – 206001
Phone No: 05688257222