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Official Mascot for Chungju World Rowing Competition Selected
제목 없음 충주세계조정대회 마스코트 `탄이ㆍ금이'

According to Yonhap News,

The 2013 Chungju World Rowing Competition Organizing Committee proclaimed "Tanie" and "Geumi" as the event's official mascot.

The committee invited public participation in making the event's official mascot. Among 197 submitted designs, it selected "Tanie" and "Geumi" created by Jang Hyeong-cheol living in Changwon.

His characters' names are named after Tangeum Lake, where the international rowing competition is to be held. The committee also disclosed the emblem of both characters.

"We are planning to promote the mascots and emblems at the preliminary round of Asian rowing competition for London Olympics, which will be held in Tangeum Lake," said Gang Ho-dong, director of the committee.

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Source: Yonhap News (Mar. 4, 2011)

** This is an English translation of a Korean news article.