Was the official mascot of the Games in 2018?
India has won all nine of the gold medals awarded in kabaddi since the sport made its Asian Games debut in 1990. … The trio of animal mascots chosen for the 2018 Asian Games are bird of paradise “Bhin Bhin”, single-horned rhinoceros “Kaka” and Bawean deer “Atung”.
Where was the Winter Olympics 2018?
Why is there an Olympic mascot?
Olympic mascots have been a key part of the Games since 1968. They’re tasked with giving concrete form to the Olympic spirit, spreading the values highlighted at each edition of the Games; promoting the history and culture of the host city; and giving the event a festive atmosphere.
Why is the Olympic mascot used?
Mascots started out as a way to attract younger audiences to the games. Over time, the Olympic committee found that mascots could also be used for promotion and merchandising. But, there is more to it. Mascots chosen each Olympic season have their own special meaning meant to uplift audiences on all walks of life.