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The official logo for the 2018 World Championships is out

The new logo for the year’s most important weightlifting event is now released!

The 2018 IWF World Championships Organizing Committee is proud to release the official logo for Ashgabat. The competition will take place on 1-10 November.

The logo designed by Belli Creative Studio features a stylized human figure, holding a barbell over the head. The design showcases the details of the beautiful Turkmen carpet ornaments as well as the brightness of the Turkmen flag. The goal was for the logo to be bright, easy to remember and to use bold while the rich colours enhance the visuals for an exciting sport event. It represents a strong spirit and willpower of Turkmen nation.

The state-of-art building complex where the Championships will take place was built for the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games which was a highly successful event. Since then, the venue underwent some modifications, to better accommodate the most important weightlifting event of the year.


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