Shri Arun Kumar Jain, General Manager (In-Charge), South Central Railway inaugurated the Beach Volleyball Court at Railway Sports Complex, Secunderabad. Shri J.K.Jain, President, SCRSA & PCME / SCR, Sri A.K.Singh, General.Secretary, SCRSA & CEE/Con/SCR and other officers were also present on the occasion.
South Central Railway Sports Association, Secunderabad has the best infrastructure facilities available at Railway Sports Complex, Secunderabad. It will be worth mentioning here that all the grounds are available at one place and now Beach Volleyball court is added now with an approximate expenditure of Rs. 4 lakhs. The newly inaugurated Beach Volleyball Court dimensions are 92 feet X 52.5 feet X 0.8 inch with provision of Flood Lights.
This Beach Volleyball Court inaugurated is First of its Kind facility made available for players on Indian Railways. Playing beach volleyball will be fitness training to sports persons of all disciplines. Indian Railways Beach Volleyball team first participated in Beach Volleyball Nationals during 2012 and won Bronze Medal, secured Bronze Medal in 2013 and Gold Medal in 2017.
The performance of Beach Volleyball players of South Central Railway is as under:
1. Sri Md. Jameeluddin – Participated in Asian Games held at Hiroshima in 1994, in 2006 at Dohar and in China during 2010.
2. The following players have participated in the Asian championship.
§ Sri V.Ravikanth Reddy (Arjuna Awardee)
§ Sri Md. Jameeluddin.
§ Sri P.Krishna Reddy
§ Sri Krishnam Raju
§ Sri Naresh Kumar
§ Sri Krishna Chaitanya
§ Sri M.Rajesh