Logo and mascot of Asian Athletics Championships introduced by Odisha CM

Posted on:09 May 2017 11:54:58
Logo and mascot of Asian Athletics Championships introduced by Odisha CM
09 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik released 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.

  • The mascot, named Olly Turtle, describe the Olive Ridley turtles as Odisha’s Gahirmatha beach is a prime mass nesting site for the endangered species.

  • The Olympians PT Usha and Anju Booby George were present in the function.

  • More than 700 athletes from around 45 countries would participate in 42 events — 21 for men and 21 for women.


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