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City of Chennai, India

Formerly known as Madras, Chennai, the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, has a rich tradition of sport and culture.

Among the many top sporting events the city has hosted are the South Asian Federation Games in 1995 and the Champions Trophy hockey tournaments in 1996 and 2005.

Chennai also has a permanent spot in the ATP professional tennis circuit, hosting the Chennai Open, which in the recent years has acted as the preparatory tournament for the year's opening Grand Slam - the Australian Open.

The Irungattukottai racing track, India's first permanent motor racing circuit is situated near Sri Perumbudur, about 40 kms from Chennai.

Located on the eastern coast of India - known as the Coromandel Coast - alongside the Bay of Bengal, Chennai is the fifth most populous city and the fourth most populous metropolitan area with an estimated population of close to 10 million people.

Chennai is one of the most historic cities in India established during the early days of British East India Company in the 17th century. It was an important naval base before becoming the capital of the erstwhile Madras Presidency.

In recent times, Chennai has become a hub of industrial activity with various small, medium and large scale industries being established in the automobile, Information Technology, hardware manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.

The city is also India's second largest exporter of software, information technology (IT) and information-technology-enabled services (ITES).

The world famous heritage centre Mahabalipuram, famous for its rock cut sea-shore temples, is located about 60 kms south of Chennai.

 

Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium

 

Capacity: 8000

Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium (Outside view)

Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium (inside view)

Final Results
24/09/2009
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