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Vedanta celebrates the spirit of sportsmanship - Asian Athletics Championship 2017, Bhubaneswar

The Government of Odisha hosted the Asian Athletics Championship, 2017 from 5 th – 9 th July this year. This came as a record ‘90 - Day Challenge’ to the State authorities who had an uphill task of transforming Bhubaneswar to hold such a prestigious international event.  Olly - The Mascot The State geared up for the preparations and took the challenge of organizing the event from end to end which involved renovating the infrastructure and setting up the facilities of the venue - Kalinga Stadium, making the necessary arrangements for the hospitality of more than 1000 athletes and their teams visiting from 45 countries, and carrying out other major activities like branding and promotion of the event. Odisha, a home to sports personalities like Dutee Chand, Sarbani Nanda, Amiya Kumar Mallick and Jauna Murmu has always observed sports as an important area for the holistic development of the state. Young athletes are provided necessary support so that they can choose