The SportAccord Games Mascot Revealed!
At a special ceremony chaired by Mr. Liu Jingmin and SportAccord
President Mr. Hein Verbruggen, the 2010 SportAccord Combat Games
Mascot came to life.
Lovingly named Dong Dong, the mascot pays tribute to two essential
elements of the Chinese culture. Its name, Dong Dong, is a reminder
of the sound of the traditional drum, which is widely used in
Chinese martial arts.
Its shape, that of the tiger, not only refers to the name of the
ancient Chinese warriors but also pays tribute to the 2010 Chinese
The 1st SportAccord Combat Games will be celebrated in the year of
the Tiger, characterised by its courage and competitiveness.
IFMA was represented by the General Secretary at the ceremony. The
muaythai Dong Dong is characterised by his mongkol and prajiads
which are an important part of both ancient and modern