Kabaddi & Boxing | Gujarat Giants
Gujarat Giants is aligned with the Adani Sportsline’s overarching philosophy of inculcating a culture of sports at the grassroots level and creating globally competitive opportunities for future champions.
It started its journey in 2017. With its slogan, “Garjega Gujarat”, the team roared its way into the finals of the Pro-Kabaddi League in two consecutive years, 2017 and 2018, and was declared runner-up in both. Its boxing team forayed into the Big Bout Boxing League in 2019 under the captainship of top-seeded boxer Amit Panghal. The team, comprising young and fiery boxing champions like Ashish Kumar and Poonam Punia, went on to become the winners of the maiden boxing championship.
Running | Adani Ahmedabad Marathon
The Adani Ahmedabad Marathon, an initiative by the Adani Group, is an expression of solidarity towards the bravehearts of India’s Armed Forces. It took its inaugural stride in November 2017 and completed its fifth lap in November 2021. It has earned runners’ affection for offering one of the most picturesque routes in the world. The race categories include full marathon, half marathon, 10 km, and 5 km run.
In 2022, the Ahmedabad Marathon made it to the ‘Global Marathon Event List - AIMS World Running’, becoming Ahmedabad’s only run to be featured on this global list.
The Ahmedabad Marathon’s cause, "# Run4OurSoldiers," is its distinguishing feature. It presents a unique opportunity for participants to pay tribute to our soldiers. Over 1,000 defence personnel (Air Force, Army and Navy) participate in the run annually.
Athlete Support | GarvHai
#GarvHai is a nationwide incubation programme initiated by Adani Sportsline, part of the diversified Adani Group. Its aim is to nurture India’s NextGen sporting champions from challenging backgrounds and support them in their journey to represent India across the national and international forums such as the Commonwealth Games, the Asian Games, and the Olympics.
Since the Rio Olympics in 2016, #GarvHai has supported 28 athletes in different events like boxing, wrestling, tennis, javelin throw, shooting, running, shotput, brisk walking, archery, and more.