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Logo, Mascot and Song for Boxing Youth World Championships Unveiled

Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal and Boxing Federation of India (BFI) president Ajay Singh unveiled the official mascot, logo and song of the 2017 AIBA Youth Women's World Boxing Championship.

 India's first youth world boxing championship

  • It is India's first youth world boxing championship which will take place from November 19 to 26 2017 in Guwahati.
  • The official mascot, named Guppy, is a female version of Assam's one-horned rhino. It has been chosen as it's a symbol of strength and endurance
  • The logo exihibitss two key elements-- the strength of an Indian woman in the form of a female boxer and the culture of Assam through the 'gamosa', a much-cherished hand-woven piece of cloth in the state. 
  • It has cleverly integrated the national flag's three main hues - saffron, green and white - too.
  • The World Championship official anthem, 'Make Some Noise' is composed by Shaan and sung by Sunidhi Chauhan.
  • The opening ceremony is scheduled to take place on November 19 at the Maulana Mohd. Tayebulla Hockey Stadium.
  • More than 200 participants from 38 countries will be seen in action in this knockout tournament.
Logo, Mascot and Song for Boxing Youth World Championships Unveiled Logo, Mascot and Song for Boxing Youth World Championships Unveiled Reviewed by insiya yadav on November 08, 2017 Rating: 5

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