Why are there Olympic mascots?

What was the only mascot of the Olympics?

But the Olympics website neglects to mention the first ever mascot of the Games: a black Scottish terrier named Smoky (or Smokey). Smoky was dubbed the “official” mascot of the Games by athletes who competed at the Los Angeles Summer Olympics in 1932.

Why are there two mascots for the Tokyo Olympics?

The events were held in Tokyo, Japan, in 2021. The checkered design on both mascots was inspired by the ichimatsu moyo pattern of the Tokyo 2020 official logo, while Someity’s pink design was inspired by cherry blossoms. Both fictional characters have various superpowers, such as teleportation.

Where are the 2024 Olympics?

How do you pronounce Someity?

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic mascot’s name is Someity, (pronounced soh-may-tee) which comes from someiyoshino, a popular cherry blossom variety, and additionally echoes the English phrase “so mighty”.

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