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South Asian Games 2019 announces mascot, logo

Date : 14 May 2019

Kathmandu, Nepal, May 14, 2019: Organisers of the 13th South Asian Games in Nepal at the end of this year reached another major milestone on Monday, May 13 with the announcement of the official mascot and logo in Kathmandu.

The mascot is a blackbuck, also known as the Indian antelope, carrying the Olympic flame and the logo is a dove of peace.

The Minister of Youth and Sport, Jagat Bahadur Sunar, released the logo and mascot during a programme hosted by the Ministry of Youth and Sport.

The Games will run from December 1-10 in Kathmandu and Pokhara and will feature eight South Asian National Olympic Committees: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

The host nation will field 625 athletes in all 29 sports disciplines.

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