Medal ceremony hostess costumes unveiled

July 18th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, July 18 (Xinhua) Organisers of the Beijing Olympics unveiled the costumes for the medal ceremony hostesses. A total of five ranges of costumes will be worn by hostesses at the 302 medal ceremonies of the Aug 8-24 Games, with each series being designed for certain sports events.

Each series of the costumes feature three styles of suits - each for tray holders, medal presenter escorts and athlete escorts.

The designs were picked from 305 entries submitted by local designers, the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2008 Olympics (BOCOG) said.

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