Logo, Mascot For 22nd Asian Athletics Championship Unveiled


Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday unveiled the logo and mascot of the Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held from July 6 to 9 at a glittering function at Kalinga Stadium here.

The logo depicts an athlete crossing the finishing line with historical tourist attractions of Odisha in the backdrop.

The endangered Olive Ridley turtle was declared the mascot of the Championship.

Legendary Olympians PT Usha and Anju Bobby George were also felicitated by Patnaik during the programme.

It is noteworthy to mention that more than 700 athletes from nearly 45 countries would participate in 42 sports events during the four-day sports extravaganza.