Mascot for 2019 World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan approved
Astana. June 14. KazTAG - The mascot of the 2019 World Wrestling Championship in Nur-Sultan has been approved, reports the press service of the National Olympic Committee (NOC).
“ The World Cup will be held in the capital of Kazakhstan on September 14, the 2019, which is licensed for the upcoming Olympic Games (in Tokyo - KazTAG). The snow leopard Namys was chosen as the mascot of the World Wrestling Championship. Namys wears T-shirt of the colors of the Kazakh flag," reads the message.
Snow leopard is a sacred symbol of the Kazakh people and its ancestors.
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