G. M. C. Balayogi Athletic Stadium, Hyderabad

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See also: Gachibowli Athletic StadiumThe GMC Balayogi Athletic Stadium (జి. ఎం. సి. బాలయోగి అథ్లెటిక్ స్టేడియం) is a sports stadium in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It has a capacity of 32,000 spectators.HistoryIt is an ultra modern stadium with 8 line competition synthetic athletic track and 4-lane synthetic practice track. It uses the latest high-mast lighting for day-night events and provides obstruction-free viewing for all spectators. The stadium was named in the memory of G. M. C. Balayogi, an incumbent Speaker of Lok Sabha who died in an air crash but during the agitations in Telangana it was renamed the Bhagya Reddy Varma Stadium in his honor of Bhagya Reddy Varma.The 2003 Afro-Asian Games were also held in this stadium. In which more than 30,000 people came to watch the opening ceremony.The opening ceremony was about 2 hours and forty minutes with laser show son-et-lumiere.About 2,800 Kuchipudi artistes performed the centuries-old dance on 26 December 2010, to earn a place in the Guinness World Records.
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  • Its nearby gachibowli for events. Been to this place which is big enougu for sports. Cricker groud is international level.  more »
  • its a good and big stadium. its good to visit this place if any matches are going on. nice to visit and visit this with out fail.  more »
  • Also known as Gachibowli stadium, it’s a world class stadium which hosts lots of athletic and trek and field events in Hyderabad and its also the finishing point for Airtel Hyderabad Marathon. Its hug...  more »
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  • If everything maintained properly by managements,we can utilise all facilities. Nice place
  • The charging too much for swimming pool..not at all good..!!!
  • This one is Good recreational centre and people can pay and get trained in swimming and other sports..!
  • Good facilities, but need to be maintened
  • Lots of facilities... Good for future generations!

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