World class synthetic turf installed at new Md. Shahid Astro Turf Hockey Stadium
Great Sports Infra, a FIH Certified Field Builder, has installed FieldTurf’s world-class synthetic turf for hockey at the Md. Shahid Astro Turf Hockey Stadium at the ICF in Chennai, India.
The brand new FieldTurf system installed at the Md. Shahid Astro Turf Hockey Stadium was tested and certified as a Global Category hockey field and has been recognised with a Certificate of Field Performance by the FIH.
The new hockey stadium at the ICF is now ready to host both national and international level games, and recently played host to the five day MP Murugesh Memorial hockey tournament, during which teams from the ICF, Indian Bank, Central Excise, Southern Railway and the IOB participated.
Speaking about the inauguration event, Anil Kumar, Managing Director at Great Sports Infra, stated:
We are delighted that Great Sports Infra team has successfully developed the hockey stadium as per the International Standards. It’s our endeavour to build a sustainable sports infrastructure in the country. We would like to thank the management and the staff members of ICF Hockey Stadium at Chennai who have been instrumental in helping us build an international standard hockey field in record time.
The Stadium was inaugurated by Mr. Ajit Pal Singh (Former World Cup-winning captain, India). The inauguration was graced by Indian hockey Olympians, Integral Coach Factory team, and international celebrities like V. Baskaran, R. Prabhakaran, Dinesh Nayak, S. Thirumalvalavan, Adam Sinclair, and many more.
About Great Sports Infra
Great Sports Infra (GSI) is South Asia’s leading provider of turnkey solutions for sports infrastructure. They provide world-class sports infrastructure products, which are certified by various sports bodies such as FIFA, IAAF, FIH, FIBA, ITF, IHF, BWF, ITTF, WVBF, etc. Their product portfolio spans across synthetic grass for landscaping and sports (FieldTurf), interlocking modular tiles (SnapSports), turf protection system (Terraplas), synthetic athletic tracks (Porplastic), modular gallery seating (Alcor), subsurface aeration, drainage technology for cricket outfields (SubAir) etc. These products have been designed and manufactured by the world-leaders of the respective sections of the sports manufacturing industry. Their meticulously manufactured range of products is fully equipped to make international level play-fields for amateurs as well as professionals.
Today there are over 5,500 installations in 310 cities and towns across 7 countries in South Asia. In the 14 years of the company’s journey, they have installed over 1.2 Cr Sqft of sports surfaces and executed some of the most prestigious projects. Some of the notable projects include FIFA Standard football fields at Salt Lake Stadium, Chowgule College, Paljor Stadium (Gangtok), and the same has been delivered in Colombo, The Maldives and Dhaka. Also, worth mentioning are the FIH Standard Hockey fields that were used at National Games and World Hockey League Finals. GSI has also revamped the outfield at M Chinnaswamy International Cricket Stadium in Bengaluru, making it the first cricket stadium in the world to have installed SubAir System. Another exemplary project GSI has executed is the 14,565-seater Modular Gallery Seating at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Mizoram.
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