Country for PR: China
Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Wednesday, April 01 2020 - 11:18
Sanya Unveils Mascots in Motion for the Sixth Asian Beach Games
SANYA, China, March 31, 2020 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

On March 31, the Sixth Asian Beach Games Sanya 2020 (hereinafter shortened as 
"SABG") Organising Committee released the mascots in motion for the Games. In 
these images, the mascot Ya Ya is shown playing the 17 sports like an all-round 
athlete, interpreting the trendy, green, fantastic and magnificent concept of 
the Games and extending warm invitations to people around the world.

Every mascot in motion displays a fashionable and energetic Ya Ya doing a sport 
with the best visual effect. Being attentive, robust, leisurely, and cheerful, 
Ya Ya embodies the enterprising, vigorous, and youthful sports spirit of SABG 
with its sparkling eyes, smiling face, and dynamic sports gestures.

Ya Ya is posed in different ways according to the features of the sports. "The 
sports pictograms have to present not only an amicable, lovely and lively Ya 
Ya, but also the characteristics of each sport in terms of speed, 
professionalism and strength." The design team for the mascots-in-motion 
endeavors to produce a stunning effect in a simple but vivid manner," said 
Zheng Lei, head of the design team. Each of the mascot images captures the 
"decisive moments" of every sport and showcases its special value and physical 

As an important part of SABG's visual system, the mascots in motion will be 
widely used in occasions like sports venues, marketing, and image and look 
projects for the Games promotion, said the responsible person of the matter in 

As the first-ever continental multi-sport event to be staged in Hainan 
province, SABG will take place in Sanya from November 28 to December 6, 2020. 
It is reported that 17 sports, 19 disciplines, including a total of 93 events, 
as approved by the OCA, are set for the Games. The 17 sports are Surfing, Beach 
Soccer, Beach Kabaddi, Martial Arts (Beach Wrestling and Jujitsu), Teqball, 3x3 
Basketball, Dragon Boat, Aquatics (Open Water Swimming and Water Polo), Beach 
Woodball, Beach Athletics, Aquathlon, Sailing, Sport Climbing, Powerboat, Beach 
Volleyball, Beach Handball, and Powered Paragliding.

Source: SABG

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   Caption: The mascots in motion for the Games

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