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Sports in Coimbatore

Coimbatore holds a number of sporting activities like tennis, basketball, swimming, golf, motor sports and much more. One of the most important sports in Coimbatore is motor sport which is loved by all in Coimbatore. Also known as the “Motor sports Capital of India”, Coimbatore has a large place for conducting National Championship races and rallies.

Motor Racing in Coimbatore

Many sports enthusiasts in this city has shown keen interest towards motor racing and they spend their valuable time, energy, money and knowledge to make Coimbatore a motor loving city. G.K. Rajagopal, Indu Chandhok, Sundaram Karivardhan, J. Anand and N. Leela Krishnan are some of the legendary figures of Indian motorsports. 

Coimbatore has a Formula 3 Category circuit and few Go-Kart circuits where competitions are held every year. Rallying is considered to be another important sports activity in Coimbatore. These rally racing competitions are usually conducted in closed roads around Coimbatore districts.

Motor racing coimbatore

The city holds a number of sports clubs and sports schools to train the students to get into the Olympics and other worldwide recognized competitions. Some of the popular sports clubs in Coimbatore include Coimbatore Rifle Club, Coimbatore Auto Sports Club, Kongu Sports Club and much more. Now, let us look at some of the popular sports training premises in a detailed manner:

Stadiums in Coimbatore

Sports in CoimbatoreLocated in the heart of Coimbatore, Nehru Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium that holds a capacity of 30,000 spectators. 

Moreover, the stadium is considered to be a popular venue for conducting various football tournaments, athletic meets and cricket matches. Nehru Stadium is well equipped with floodlights and other essential facilities for conducting day and night matches in the ground. 

Added to this, the big stadium holds dressing rooms, conference hall, bath rooms for athletes and players, cloakrooms and much more. In case of any injury to the players, a mini hospital is set up to help out them from pain or bleeding. At present, the stadium is widely used for conducting football matches and other small events.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Coimbatore)
Address: Park Gate Rd, VOC Park, ATT Colony, Gopalapuram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641018
Phone: 0422 238 0010
Opened: 1971
Capacity: 30,000
Renovated: 2008, 2017

Sports Clubs in Coimbatore

Sports clubs in Coimbatore are widely used by professional players for practice. Many sports like volleyball, badminton, tennis and football are practiced by all in these clubs. Find below the list of sports clubs in Coimbatore:

7'S Sports Club
Address: 81,Chetty Palayam Road, Podanur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641023

Herkley Sports Centre - Football Turf, Badminton Court, Basketball Court and Box Cricket.
Address: 131/12 D, Pioneer Mill Rd, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641004
Phone: 099401 45245

UFC (Urban Football Club)
Address: SF NO. 246, 2, Thadagam Main Rd, Sivaji Colony Extension, Edayarpalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641025
Phone: 089030 00930

Madhan sports club
Address: 9, Natesa Gounder St, Lakshmipuram, Ganapathy, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641027

Lions Den Sports Arena - Football Turf
Address: 1st Street, Sridevi Nagar Giri Nagar, KK pudur, Koundampalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641030
Phone: 096555 17644

Address: 2X7Q+WV2, Nava India Rd, Pudur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641006

Gallop Athletic Academy
Address: Nehru Stadium, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641018

Address: Subbiah Gounder St, Siva Nagar, Koundampalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641030
Phone: 079041 84152

Manchester Sports Academy
Address: 167, 166, Siruvani Main Rd, Durga nagar, Kalampalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641010
Phone: 094427 66236

EL Clasico Sports Arena
Address: Pallakattu Thottam, Keeranatham, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641035

The Breathe Sports academy
Address: 2VCM+FFQ, Lakshmi Nagar, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641046

R G Sports Academy
Address: Yamuna Nagar Road, Kalappa Naicken Palayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641108

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Sports Club
Address: Coimbatore Corporation Volley Ball Court, Opp VOC Park Nehru Stadium, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641018

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