The 1985 edition or the XXVI National Games were held in 1985 in New Delhi on from 19 November to 26 November, three years after successful hosting of 1982 Asian Games.. 21 teams from across the country competed in 26 sports. Maharashtra emerged as the overall champion in this edition of games. the lines of the Olympics were held in 1985 in New Delhi.
|onal Games (Summer Olympics format)|
|XXVI||1985||New Delhi||19 November||26 November||26||?||21||?||Maharashtra|
Thereafter Kerala (1987), Pune-Maharashtra (1994), Bangalore-Karnataka (1997), Manipur (1999), Ludhiana-Punjab (2001), Hyderabad-Andhra Pradesh (2002), Guwahati-Assam (2007), Ranchi-Jharkhand (2011), and Kerala (2015) hosted the Games