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Mascots revealed for IAAF World Championships

Editor: zhangrui 丨Xinhua

04-21-2017 07:37 BJT

LONDON, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Whizbee the Bee and Hero the Hedgehog on Thursday were revealed as the official mascots for the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships respectively.

Whizbee and Hero were created by talented Elinor aged nine, whose designs were selected by a judging panel that included Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and double Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead.

Chosen from over 4,000 entries Elinor has now met the mascots in person and seen her designs come to life.

 

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