Rajasthan Travel Guide

Rajasthan Sports

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Sports always counts with the bravery and culture of Rajasthan. With a full enthusiastic sporting spirit, Rajasthan has a tradition of sporting culture. With its trational games, there are some royal games also which was a status symbol of Rajasthani rulers.

Horse riding, kite flying, gulli danda, shooting, archery, camel riding were some of the sports and activities in Rajasthan which have always been the way of spending leisure time. Now sports like cricket, polo, atheletics replace some of the traditional games of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan produces many sportsmen for the country. Wrestler Guru Hanuman, shooting champion His Highness Maharaja Karni Singh and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Padma Sri awardee squash champion Bhuvneshwari Kumari are some of few names of the long list of sportsmen of Rajasthan.

Sports in Rajasthan

  • Cricket
  • Polo
  • Horse Riding
  • Tonga or Camel Cart Race
  • Shooting
  • Gulli Danda
  • Archery
  • Glass Balls (Kanchae)
  • Wrestling
  • Kabbadi
  • Ballooning
  • Gliding
  • Trekking
  • Desert Safari
  • Golf
  • Atheletics
  • Boating
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Boxing
  • Sword Fencing
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Carrom
  • Swimming
  • Hockey
  • Table Tennis
  • Cycling
  • Weight Lifting
  • Wushu
  • Squash
  • Chess
  • Hand Ball
  • Roll Ball

List of Awards in Rajasthan

  • Arjun Awards
  • Guru Dronacharya Awards
  • Gru Vashisth Awards
  • Khel Ratna Awards
  • Maharana Pratap Awards
  • Padam Shree Awards
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards

Stadiums in Rajasthan

Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur – International Cricket Stadium

Barkatullah Khan Stadium, Jodhpur – International Cricket Stadium

Chaugan Stadium, Jaipur – Venue of festivals

Sports Authority in Rajasthan

Rajasthan State Sport Council is the supreme council in Rajasthan state which takes care of the youth and sports department of Rajasthan. It was established in 1958 and from then many new talents has been discovered through it.

Contact Address:

Rajasthan State Sports Council
Sawai Man Singh Stadium, Jaipur
Email: info@rssc.in
Website : www.rssc.in

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