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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