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Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Logo and mascot of Asian Athletics Championships unveiled in Odisha capital


Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has unveiled the logo and mascot of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar from July 6 to 9, 2017.

Mr. Patnaik also formally announced Bhubaneswar as the host for the sports event. The mascot, named Olly Turtle, depicts the Olive Ridley turtles as Odisha’s Gahirmatha beach is a prime mass nesting site for the endangered species. More than 700 athletes from around 45 countries would participate in 42 events — 21 for men and 21 for women.

Important Takeaways from above News for Dena Bank PO Exam-
  • Logo and mascot of Asian Athletics Championships unveiled in Bhubaneshwar
  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has unveiled the logo and mascot
  • 22nd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Odisha
  • The mascot is named as Olly Turtle.
Source- The Hindu

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