Srikakulam has a number of athletes who has won accolades in sports.
On December 15, 2012 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University beat SVIMS, Tirupathi by 213 runs on the inaugural day of the South Zone Inter University Cricket Championship at NITK Group-1 at Suranthkal.
V.N. Pantulu Memorial T-20 tournament
On 17 November 2015, Srikakulam New Central School's team won the V.N. Pantulu Memorial T-20 tournament. Batting first, Kavita School managed to score 56 runs in 12.2 overs. In response, the New Central School team reached the target in 7.1 overs. The match was held at the KR Stadium. Srikakulam MP Ram Mohan Naidu presented the trophy.
Srikakulam is known for bodybuilding. Kodi Ramamurthy has brought laurels to Srikakulam in professional bodybuilding. In 2015, the sheen of bodybuilding has emerged as it was included in sports quota in Central government jobs, particularly railways and armed forces. Those who win major tournaments woudl get jobs directly. There are several gymnasiums located in Srikakulam town where people can work on body sculpting. The Kodi Ramamurthy Stadium is known for its gymnasium.