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Delhi University

Inaugurated on 15 July 2010, Delhi University Stadium will host Rugby Sevens. The state-of-the-art stadium, spread over an area of 10,000 metres, will also serve as the training venue for Netball, Boxing, Women's Wrestling and Athletics during the Games.

The stadium has unique features like auto-sprinkling technology, underground drainage system, ozone system for air-freshening, a low power consuming air-conditioning system and lush natural grass to facilitate a thrilling Rugby competition.

By Metro

Rugby Sevens
Capacity 10,132
Competition Arena Bermuda Princess 77 Grass – 120 m x 70 m
Competition Date 11-12 October 2010
Entry Gate Numbers 6A and 6B
Distance from Games Village 16 Km

Green Initiatives

Orientation – North South
Insulated roofing system
Rain water harvesting
Sewerage treatment plant
Providing VRF system for grand stand building (HVAC system)
Use of ozone system (at main venue and Netball training venue’s HVAC system) to have bacteria and microbes free environment thus reducing the net tonnage of air conditioning required
Landscaping with plantation of trees having good dust, noise and gaseous pollutant absorbing quality
Use of silent type DG sets using low sulphur diesel oil
Use of dry type transformers
Use of structural glazing/glass for natural light
Hi-tech Irrigation system for field of play having facility of collecting the water which passes through the root zone of the grass, for re-use after treatment
Use of recycled water for HVAC, horticulture and flushing
Glazing with double low E-glass

Getting There

By Metro
Spectators may avail of Delhi Metro services from any part of Delhi NCR to reach Vishwavidyalay Metro Station and further walk down a distance of 100 metres approximately to reach Gate Numbers 6A and 6B of the venue