Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has attended the announcement ceremony of 22nd Athletics Championship to be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from 6th to 9th July, 2017.
The CM unveiled the logo and mascot for the championship. The mascot named as ‘Olly’ is a nickname for Olive Ridley turtles found in Odisha. Olly also means extremely loyal, ambitious and hard working.
Legendary athlete PT Usha and Olympian Anju Bobby George attended the announcement ceremony.