Anna Stadium

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Coordinates: 10°46′54″N 78°41′45″E / 10.78167°N 78.69583°E / 10.78167; 78.69583

Anna Stadium
Hockey Turf Anna Stadium.jpg
Full name Anna Stadium
Location Khajamalai, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
Owner Government of Tamil Nadu
Built 1970
Renovated 2009

The Anna Stadium is a sports complex located in the Indian city of Tiruchirappalli.[1][2] Constructed in 1970, it is spread over an area of 31.25 acres (12.65 ha).[2] The complex also houses a multi-purpose indoor stadium and has separate courts for sports such as tennis, basketball, football and volleyball.[3] It also has an Astro turf Hockey ground and a 400 metres (1,300 ft) athletic track.[2][4] The stadium also includes a gymnasium, swimming pool and a sports hostel.[5] The complex is located in Khajamalai, a suburb of Tiruchirappalli. The main football and athletics stadium, Anna Stadium, has a capacity of 20,000.


  1. ^ Sainik Samachar 1979, p. 484.
  2. ^ a b c Baliga 1999, p. 1209.
  3. ^ "Sports Infrastructure Facilities in the Districts" (PDF). Government of Tamil Nadu. p. 36. Retrieved 22 October 2013.
  4. ^ Leonard 2006, p. 82.
  5. ^ G. Prasad (14 July 2011). "Tiruchi turns sports hub". The Hindu. Retrieved 21 October 2013.


  • Leonard, A. G. (2006). Tamil Nadu economy. Macmillan India. ISBN 978-1-4039-3104-7.
  • Sainik Samachar: The Pictorial Weekly of the Armed Forces. 1979.
  • Madras (India : State); B. S. Baliga; B. S. Baliga (Rao Bahadur.) (1999). Madras District Gazetteers: Tiruchirappalli (pt. 1-2). Superintendent, Government Press.

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