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Gujarat gears up for 36th National Games with 36 sporting events

Beginning on Sept 27, the 14-day event will see over 7,000 sportspersons

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Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
Thirty-six. It is a number that Gujarat is taking very seriously as it prepares to host the 36th National Games in a week from now. The event, which begins on September 27, will feature 36 sports – the highest for any edition of the National Games so far – and over 7,000 athletes from 36 states and Union Territories.

"Along with coaches and support staff, more than 12,000 participants are expected at the National Games," said Ashwani Kumar, principal secretary to the Gujarat government in the sports, youth & cultural activities department.

Roughly Rs 150-200 crore has been spent so

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First Published: Sep 19 2022 | 11:58 AM IST

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