Olympic mascots (1968-2010)

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Olympic mascots (1968-2010)

#1 Postby HurricaneBill » Mon Apr 14, 2008 2:56 am

Since the Olympics are just around the corner, here are the mascots from past, present, and future Games.

1968 Grenoble, France Winter Olympics:
Schuss (unofficial mascot)
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1972 Munich, Germany Summer Olympics:
Waldi (dachshund)
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1976 Innsbruck, Austria Winter Olympics:
Schneeman (Tyrolean snowman)
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1976 Montreal, Canada Summer Olympics:
Amik (beaver)
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1980 Lake Placid, New York, USA Winter Olympics:
Roni (raccoon)
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1980 Moscow, Russia Summer Olympics:
Misha (bear cub)
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1984 Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina Winter Olympics:
Vucko (wolf)
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1984 Los Angeles, California, USA Summer Olympics:
Sam (bald eagle)
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1988 Calgary, Canada Winter Olympics:
Hidy and Howdy (polar bears)
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1988 Seoul, South Korea Summer Olympics:
Hodori (tiger)
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1992 Albertville, France Winter Olympics:
Magique (Savoyard star)
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1992 Barcelona, Spain Summer Olympics:
Cobi (mountain sheep dog)
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1994 Lillehammer, Norway Winter Olympics:
Haakon and Kristin (Norwegian folk children)
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1996 Atlanta, Georgia, USA Summer Olympics:
Izzy (computer-generated blue character)
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1998 Nagano, Japan Winter Olympics:
Snowlets: Sukki, Nokki, Lekki, Tsukki (baby owls)
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2000 Sydney, Australia Summer Olympics:
Syd (platypus), Millie (echidna), Olly (kookaburra)
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2002 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Winter Olympics:
Powder (hare), Copper (coyote), Coal (bear)
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2004 Athens, Greece Summer Olympics:
Phevos and Athena (Greek children of modern times)
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2006 Turin, Italy Winter Olympics:
Neve (snowball) and Gliz (ice cube)
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2008 Beijing, China Summer Olympics:
Beibei (fish), Jingjing (panda), Huanhuan (olympic flame), Yingying (Tibetan antelope), Nini (swallow)
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2010 Vancouver, Canada Winter Olympics:
Quatchi (sasquatch) and Miga (sea bear); also pictured is Sumi (animal spirit), mascot of the Paralympics
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