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Summer Olympic mascots Tokyo's face is Miratowa

Summer Olympic mascots Tokyo’s face is Miratowa

Unlike the classic Olympic symbols, which include the Olympic rings, the national anthem, and the flag, the amulets are among the newest. It was first swallowed by a ski-guy named Schuse at the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble. However, the first official mascot is the German Dachshund from the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Amulets are traditionally depicted as animals or figures that in some way represent the cultural heritage of the host country. However, their specific message is unclear, in recent years its purpose has been primarily marketing.

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My father – OG Munich (Germany) 1972

The first official Olympic mascot was my father of color – a very popular Dachshund in Bavaria, which was supposed to represent stamina, stubbornness and agility. Behind his birth was a Christmas party for the Organizing Committee, in which participants were tasked with the task of drawing pastel wax using an Olympic wax amulet.

LOH’s first official mascot was my father’s dog.

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AMEC – LOH Montreal (Canada) 1976

The whole nation got involved in the search for the name of the Olympic mascot for the Montreal Games, and in the end the name Ameik, which means “beaver” in the language of the Indian Algonquin tribe, won. This animal was not randomly chosen for its amulet – in Canadian culture it is a national symbol that represents patience and hard work.

Beaver Amick was the face of the Montreal Games.

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Misha – OJ Moscow (Russia) 1980

The Russian Misha was the first really important mascot, as it was used a lot in advertising, appeared on product packaging and even had an animated TV series.

The bear is a traditional Russian animal, the final version of Miša was designed by the well-known Russian author of children’s books, Viktor Chizikov.

Miša was a commercial success.

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Sam – LOH Los Angeles (USA) 1984

The organizers of the games originally wanted a bear amulet, which is the face of California. However, the design was later changed to the Bald Eagle, which is a well-known American symbol. A poisonous eagle looked friendly and its head was decorated with a large hat with the American flag and Olympic rings on it.

Uriel Sam – Maskot Loh vs Los Angeles.

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Hodori – OG Seoul (South Korea) 1988

The tiger often appears in Korea in myths and children’s books, where it usually personifies humor, courage and greatness. Hodori wore Olympic rings around his neck and wore a traditional Korean blanket Sangmo. The name of the game mascot in Seoul was chosen from more than two thousand suggestions from the public.

1988 Seoul Games mascot – Tiger Hodori.

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Kobe – OG Barcelona (Spain) 1992

The Cuban-style Pyrenees mountain dog named Cobi received a very mixed reception, but its popularity grew and eventually it was a huge success. He even saw a cartoon series.

The mascot for Barcelona was the dog Kobe.

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Easy – LOH Atlanta (US) 1996

Original nameWaitisit(“Cotoje”), Izzy was the first mascot that had no human or animal shape. In fact, nobody really knew what Izzi really was.

Atlanta bet on Easy.

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Syed, Olly A. Milli – LOH Sydney (Austrálie), 2000

Historically, the first three Olympic mascots were composed of well-known Australian animals – the platypus, the hedgehog and the kookabara bird. The trio was supposed to represent water, air and earth. Their names are derived from the words Sydney, Olympic and Millennium (Millennium).

Sid, Olly A Millie – Maskoti Luo vs Sydney.

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Athena and Pivos – OG Athena (Greece) 2004

The names of the siblings Athena and Vyvuz are derived from the Greek deities Apollo, god of light and music, and Athena, goddess of wisdom and protector of Athena. The figure of the couple, which was supposed to symbolize the relationship between ancient Greece and the modern Olympic Games, was inspired by a traditional Greek statue called Dilah.

Luo amulets in Athena – Athena and Phephos.

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Fuwa – OG Beijing (China) 2008

The mascot group called Fuwa is made up of five characters – Beibei, Jingjing, Huanhuan, Yingying and Nini, who together composed the sentence “Welcome to Beijing”. The five-pointed amulets symbolize natural elements and are inspired by traditional Chinese fauna.

Foie Beibi, Jingjing, Huanhuan, Yingjing Nene

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Winlock – OJ London (UK) 2012

“Created from the last drop of iron that made the Olympic Stadium,” Winlock’s odd looking mascot was decorated with Olympic rings, his eye was a camera, and had a yellow light on his head symbolizing London taxis. Wenlock is named after the small town of Much Wenlock, where the Wenlock Games are held. This served as the inspiration for the Olympic Games.

Winlock at the London Olympics.

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Vinicius – OJ Rio (Brazil) 2016

The Brazilian mascot Vinicius is named after musician Vinicius de Moraes, and is a fusion of different South American fauna and fauna, inspired by pop culture and cartoon characters. It symbolized the diversity of the Brazilian population and its active nature.

In Rio, the mascot was Vinicius.

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The look of the translated Japanese Olympic Year mascot is based on the Olympic Games logo itself, which is made up of blue rectangles on a white background. Miratowa consists of Japanese words Mirai (the future) Rolled up (Eternity) according to the organizers is the promotion of a future full of eternal hope for all people on the planet.

Mascot LOH v Tokyo Miratua.

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Miratowa has extraordinary powers – she can teleport and is extremely fast-moving.