- Jan 16, 2020
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Mascots of the Olympic Games is the part of symbolics of the Olympic Games which since 1968 became obligatory. The country organizer uses this symbol as an additional source of financing, it is the property of Organizing committee of the Olympic Games.
As a rule, the symbol of the Olympic Games is represented by the animal, most popular in the country, or the invented animated character.
First of all, each new symbol of the Olympic Games should not resemble previous. However, as its purpose – to reflect identity of the host country, it is meant by itself.
It is important that the symbol of the Olympic Games was protected from plagiarism as it is the registered trademark.
The symbol has to cause sympathies both in children, and in adults, support ideals of the Olympic Games (Perfection, Friendship, Respect) and to have the memorable name.
Considering all this before creating appearance of a mascot of the Olympic Games, its "legend" is carefully developed.
Became animals mascots of the Olympic Games:
On a photo: symbols of the Olympic Games of different years
The white tiger of Sukhoran became a symbol or a mascot of Olympic Games 2018 in Pyeongchang – he is considered the sacred keeper of all animals.
One more mascot of the current Olympic Games – the Himalaya bear of Pangdabi – a symbol of courage and will to win.
As you can see, the tiger and a bear become symbols of the Olympic Games not for the first time.
Animals "participated" in Olympic Games 2018 not only as mascots. For the whole world history of the Canadian figure skater who won gold Megane Duhamel sounded. The girl saved a dog who has to be killed and eaten.
The figure skater will bring the saved dog home, to Canada. And there to an animal will find new owners – at Megane Duhamel of the house already there live a cat and two dogs.
The kind girl more than once helped animals. Last year she brought 2 dogs from Korea, one of whom (Mu-taye dachshund) she kept. The second dog was sheltered by other family.
At Megane Duhamel big plans: she is going to be late in Korea after the termination Olympic Games and to try to achieve closing of several dog farms. The sportswoman hopes that her colleagues will follow the noble example. In Korea every year kill on meat about 2,000,000 dogs.
How the situation with eating of dogs in other countries is, it is possible to esteem in the blog Volanda .