Latest-look Kalinga Stadium good to go


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Bhubaneswar, 26 November 2018: With only two days to go, Kalinga Stadium, the setting for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 is getting it done and is prepared to excite the onlookers and groups alike.

The spruced up setting has both Practice and primary turfs re-laid with new blue turf according to the FIH particulars. The limit of the fundamental stadium has been expanded to 15,000. Two new displays, one on North and other on the South side, have been added to the notable scene, making it a sum of four thousand Stands.

Other than four Player’s Changing Rooms, structured and executed by Competitions Department of Hockey India after exhaustive research done over player’s changing rooms used for different High-Performance International/club sports and setup interestingly over any hockey stadium on the planet, three devoted Goalkeeper Equipment Rooms have likewise been planned remembering the expound kitting that a Goalkeeper has and committed Umpire’s Changing Room. There is likewise an elite Lounge for the Players and Officials, while a committed Media Center, unique boxes for VIPs and Officials have additionally been made at the scene. Additionally, a Walk of Champions has been made, displaying the World Cup victors beginning from 1971 to 2014 devoted to Men’s Hockey World Champions and the competitor’s taking an interest in the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018.

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“Our point is to make this World Cup a benchmark for a considerable length of time to come. To achieve that dimension, our undertaking is to offer first class offices for players, observers, fans and all partners alike. Remembering that, the stadium has been redone in a way befitting to have an occasion of this size,” Ms. Elena Norman, CEO, Hockey India.

“This is by a long shot the greatest and most stupendous brandishing occasion being facilitated in the State of Odisha and Bhubaneswar. Our point was to give everyone who goes to the stadium, be it a fan, a player or a partner, a significant experience and the stadium presently looks prepared to accomplish that,” said Vishal Kumar Dev, IAS, Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Sports and Youth Services Department, Odisha Government.

Fast certainties: –

1. Two recently laid FIH Certified AstroTurfs.

2. Overhauled seating ability to 15,000.

3. Two new stands, North and South Stand.

4. Overhauled Media Center.

5. Overhauled Player’s Changing Rooms, Umpire’s Changing Room, Goalkeeper’s hardware storage spaces, Athlete’s and Official’s Lounge.




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