2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021-2022 Sports List / Schedule

2nd edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021-22 are ongoing from 23rd April to 3rd May 2022, make athletes registration, check games list, 11 day schedule for second edition of KIUG Karnataka
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Central government has started 2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021-2022. The second edition of pan India Khelo India University Games is ongoing from 23rd April 2022 to 3rd May 2022. The games are being held in Bangalore, Karnataka and this event is based on the lines of Khelo India School Games & Khelo India Youth Games. Check out the complete process of filling Khelo India University Games registration form, check schedule and games list at kheloindia.gov.in.

1st edition of KIUG was organized at Bhubaneswar in Odisha which becomes a success. Now the Sports Ministry has selected the Karnataka state to host big sporting events. Various sporting events would be organized in KIUG 2021-22 for 11 days aiming to identify and nurture young talent. 2nd edition of Khelo India University Games was scheduled to be organized last year but it was delayed due to COVID-19.

2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) Sports List

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports started the 2nd edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) from 23rd April 2022 to 3rd May 2022 which is going to be a “grand success“. Karnataka is hosting the second edition of the Khelo India University Games (KIUG). KIUG 2021-2022 is in convergence with Fit India and Khelo India initiatives. All the youths will get a platform to lead a healthy lifestyle and make career in sports.

Khelo India University Games Schedule for Second Edition

The Second edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021-22 is being organized for 11 days this year i.e from 23 April 2022 to 3 May 2022. The complete schedule of 2nd edition of KIUG can be checked through the official website https://kheloindia.gov.in/

Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021-2022 Karnataka Games List

The KIUG 2021-2022 Karnataka will have 20 sports disciplines which are listed below:-

  1. Archery
  2. Athletics
  3. Badminton
  4. Basketball
  5. Boxing
  6. Fencing
  7. Football
  8. Hockey
  9. Judo
  10. Kabaddi
  11. Karate
  12. Mallakhamb
  13. Shooting
  14. Swimming
  15. Table Tennis
  16. Tennis
  17. Volleyball
  18. Weightlifting
  19. Wrestling
  20. Yoga

Various top athletes from various universities are participating in KIUG 2021-2022 Games which are currently ongoing in Karnataka.

Participating Athletes List (University Wise) in Khelo India University Games

The first edition of KIUG was held in Bhubaneswar in February 2020, and saw a total participation of 3,182 athletes in the U-25 age group, across 158 universities and colleges from all states. This year, Yogasana and Mallakhamb have been added to the University Games, in an effort to preserve and promote the century-old sporting disciplines of the country.

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With the inclusion of these disciplines, the athlete participation figure is expected to cross 4000 this year. Also, the games will be conducted in the U-26 age category in accordance with the World University Games norms. The 2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG 2021-22 Karnataka) comprise of more than 4,000 athletes from around 150+ universities apart from technical and supporting staff. The complete list of participating athletes (university wise) for Khelo India University Games 2021-22 is available at the official website https://kiug2021.kheloindia.gov.in/ itself.

KIUG 2021-22 Karnataka Venue Details

KIUG is the largest University Games tournament in the country, and is aimed at tapping sporting talent who can represent India in international events, including the Olympics. The candidates can test and compare their sporting talent level against the various competitors across India. The main objective is to create culture of sports in community, build the value of sports in the higher education sector and contribute to a healthy and FIT society.

The 2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) is being organized by the Karnataka govt. in association with the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Association of Indian Universities, National Sports Federation and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and other participating universities. KIUG second edition is focused on identification of talented athletes and nurture talent through guidance and developed infrastructure.

Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021-2022 Live Telecast

To make this KIUG 2021-22 games a success, govt. is taking event to people via television, digital streaming and other mediums. Doordarshan is the official broadcaster of second Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021-2022. The govt. wants to reach a large number of audience across the nation through live telecast of the games. The govt. even plans to live telecast KIUG through social platforms and YouTube channels.

Karnataka Sports social handler collectively has a wide subscribers base. In addition to this, social campaigns of SAI and participating universities will significantly add traction for KIUG Karnataka. Furthermore, there is a dedicated event page set up prior to the commencement of the games. It will provide schedules, event updates, photos and highlights of the games.

Benefits of Khelo India University Games Karnataka

The sports events and tournaments are for absolute fun with opportunities to develop sporting skills and relationships with others. The 2nd Khelo India University Games Karnataka is seeing a massive scale involvement of youth. Participants are demonstrating highest level of sportsmanship and will return to their states as ambassadors for KIUG and Karnataka. All the athletes who will shine in these events will get a chance to raise their careers to next level by recognition and better access to guidance and training.

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