G. M. C. Balayogi Athletic Stadium, Hyderabad

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The GMC Balayogi Athletic Stadium 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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  • We went there for watching Pro Kabaddi match. The experience was simply amazing. The players were clearly visible and it felt different experience than watching on the TV. They sell food like popcorn,...  more »
  • This place serves as end place for Airtel marathon when we start from peoples plaza.this has all the facilities needed for sports and its amazing  more »
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