On March 4, the logo and the mascots for World Combat Games 2013 were unveiled in the President Hall of RIA «Novosti» agency. Head of the Games Directorate Pavel Zhuravliov, Director General of «Animaccord» company Dmitry Loveyko, world five-time sumo champion Alan Karayev and world two-time wushu champion Daria Tarasova took part in the conference.
The official competitions logo depicting a globe with colors of different states was proudly unveiled. It is complemented with two elements – hands retaining the globe and a black belt.
The black belt symbolizes the highest grade in martial arts – the best athletes will compete at the Games.
The hands bunched into fists demonstrate readiness to defense and symbolize an athlete ready for fight.
The World Combat Arts Games will be held in Saint-Petersburg from 18th till 26th of October 2013. Competitions program features 15 sports.