Sports in BhiwaniBhiwani is the leading district known for sports in Haryana. It has produced many world class athletes who have claimed many awards and recognition all over the world. Bhiwani is a leading name in terms of sports and many famous games are officially played down in the region. Bhiwani was highlighted during the Summer Olympics in 2008 when 4 out of 5 boxers were from this city.
People first time noticed the potential of this district and since then it is a renowned name in Indian sports. Besides Boxing there are many sporting events which are accentuated in the city while some of sports played in Bhiwani are recommended worldwide.
Chess in BhiwaniChess is one of the magnificent games of brilliance in which India has put many steps forward. Haryana Chess Association laid Bhiwani District Chess Association situated in Bhiwani which looks after the development of Chess as a premium sports in the city. They encourage young students to take chess as a stream in sports and they provide complete guidance to get recognized in same field.
This chess association is sprawling under the guidance of Kuldeep Sharma who has dedicated his full life for the development of Chess. The management of Chess Association takes complete responsibility of giving coaching to new buds through experienced faculties and players who have appeared in various tournaments of chess. They prepare candidates for competition on state, national, and international level.
They also organize various district level competitions to evaluate skills of candidates as well as prepare them for different tournaments organized across the country. They arrange under 9 to under 17 tournaments in Bhiwani to select brilliant player of chess and nurture them as prospect of India.
Bhiwani District Chess Association
(Haryana Chess Association)
H no 1 Gali No 1 Tosham Bypass Road,
PAGSS Colony Bhiwani 127021
Boxing in BhiwaniBoxing is one of the premium sports of Bhiwani. It produces boxers in bundle which in not found in any part of world. It is also called as Mini Cuba due to its significance of producing athletes for the game of boxing. In 2008 Summer Olympics four boxers from Bhiwani had participated in the tournament. These four athletes were from the same training school i.e. Bhiwani Boxing Club. It is laid by former Asian Games Gold medalist, legendary captain Hawa Singh who has won 11 times national championship.
Coach such as Jagdish Singh has taken personal attention towards each of the boxers and trained them well for tournaments. In Olympics, among these four boxers two got qualified for quarter finals and Vijender Singh claimed the bronze medal in 75 kg category. Same athlete Vijender Singh claimed gold in Asian Games last year and Vikas Krishan Yadav claimed gold in 2010.
Wrestling in BhiwaniWrestling is also a popular sport in Bhiwani. It is played by men and women both in this region. Government has provided ultimate support to the sports to carve the niche of state at international level. Wrestling is in the blood of Haryana and Bhiwani is not departed from it. The famous Geeta Phogat is the women wrestler of Bhiwani which claimed many awards at international level.
She represented India in Junior Asian Wrestling Championship, Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship, Commonwealth Wrestling Championship, Common Wealth Games, and London Olympic. There are many akharas and coaching classes along with stadiums such as Bhim Stadium to give ample support to athletes.
Archery in BhiwaniArchery is also rapidly promoted by the State Government. Sports such as Archery are initiated at the school level to flourish natural talent of candidates in the city. There are many institutes provide specialized training of Archery in Bhiwani.
Other than these sports, Government is also promoting other sports in Bhiwani. They are providing complete system of support to sports person in terms of guiding, coaching and giving exposure at higher level. Sports like Judo, Karate, badminton, cricket, Kho kho, Kabaddi, etc are also promoted at larger scale to give ample opportunities to the students associated with particular sports.
Stadiums in Bhiwani
Here is the list of Sports Stadiums in Bhiwani:
- Vaish Sports Ground
- Krishna Colony Bhiwani
- Kirori Mal Ground
- Bank Colony Bhiwani
- Tau Devilal Sports Complex
- Sh 16 Vikas Nagar Bhiwani
- Bhim Stadium
- TIT Ground
- DC Colony Bhiwani