Khasbag Wrestling Stadium

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Rajarshi Shahu Khasbag Wrestling Stadium
Full name Rajarshi Shahu Khasbaug Maidan
Former names Khasbaug Maidan
Location Kolhapur, Maharashtra
Owner Kolhapur Municipal Corporation
Operator Kolhapur Municipal Corporation
Capacity 30,000
Surface Malt

Khasbag Stadium is a national wrestling stadium in Kolhapur city. This is a biggest Wrestling Stadium in India. The stadium was built in the time of Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj and is almost a hundred year old stadium. And this is heritage site also.

Khasbag stadium, also known as Khasbaug Maidan (Ground), is 1 kilometre South-East to Mahalaxmi Temple and 8 Kilometers South-West to Central Bus Stand of Kolhapur. The structure flaunts a seating arrangement for about 30,000 people around a Wrestling Ring also called "Houd". Special seating is available for the members of the royal family of Kolhapur on the east side of the wrestling ring.

In 2012, it was the venue for the '46th Hind Kesari wrestling championship'.[1] It was held to mark the centenary of Khasbag wrestling arena.

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  1. ^ "Yudhaveer the 46th winner of Hind Kesari". Kolhapur World. 23 April 2012. Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 

Coordinates: 16°41′33″N 74°13′34″E / 16.69250°N 74.22611°E / 16.69250; 74.22611