Sport Activities

Nothing is more worth than a healthy body. Sports and games are essentially contributing towards enhancing the quality of life of an individual. Dr. Rammanohar Lohia Avadh, University, promotes sports activities significantly and ensures participation by the students. The university organizes inter-university and inter-college/department events that fosters team spirit among the participants and inculcates discipline. Sports Department in the Campus exists in a separate building to develop sports culture in the University Campus.

The purpose of Sports Department in the Campus is to enhance practice and training of indoor and outdoor sports activities for students. Currently Sports Department Residential Campus is catering to students in Wall climbing, Qwan Ki Do, Kick, Boxing, Kabaddi, Power Lifting, Weight Lifting, Chess, Carrom, Judo, Karate, Badminton, Yoga, Taekwondo and Table Tennis and outdoor games like cricket, football, volley ball, basketball, net ball, track and field sports. The university also has a state of art Gymnasium for students, staff and teachers. This facility is provided free of cost.

The University has produced many players of repute at international level in different sports. Sports Department is successfully organizing Interdepartmental Games, Half Marathon, National Unity Day, Summer Games and many more since last many years.

Participating in competitive sports has also proven that it increases the rate of positive academic achievement among the students. Dedicated sports department of Dr. Rammanohar Lohia Avadh University offers the students with a plethora of opportunities to practice a healthy & active lifestyle while pursuing academic goals. This, makes the sports an integral part of the University's academic structure. Dr. Rammanohar Lohia Avadh University has many accolades to its credit both nationally & internationally.

At the present time, Dr. Mukesh Kumar Verma is Sports-in Charge of Sports Department Residential Campus.

Some major highlights of recent years are listed below:

  • State level Ayodhya Half Marathon 2018 (under the aegis of Uttar Pradesh Athletics Association) was organized on 11 February 2018.
  • Anti-Doping Symposium was organized on the theme Doping : Effects and Consequences under the aegis of the Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, as well as Physical Education Foundation of India, New Delhi. The event took place on 27th March 2019.
  • On the occasion of Deepotsav 2019, run for faith race was organized on 24th October 2019 under the joint aegis of Sports Department Residential Campus, of the University and District Administration, Ayodhya. About 2400 participants participated in the event.
  • The National Sports Day 2018 was held at the Sports person's Honor Ceremony, Raj Bhavan Lucknow, on 29th August 2018 under the chairmanship of the Chancellor and the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Honorable Ram Naik ji, in which All India Inter-University and North Regional Inter-University Medals were awarded to sportspersons.
  • The inter departmental sports competition 2020-21 was inaugurated on 02nd Feb 2021, in which a total of 23 sports competitions including 22 sports for students / girls and 09 games for Vice-Chancellor and Registrar Brigade were organized by Sports Department, Residential Campus. 4th edition of Ayodhya Half Marathon 2021 was successfully organized recently on 21th February with 1300 plus participants. 4th edition of State level “Penkak Silat” Championship was jointly organized on 11th, 12th December, recently by the University and Penkak Silat Association of UP. About 250 participants from 30 districts participated in the event.