There are more than 600 days for the next Olympic and Paralympic Games organization paris 2024 presented the official mascot of the highest international sports competition. about this ‘Phrygians’, Moving figures evoke the Phrygian hats, popularized during the French Revolution (1789-1799) and internationally understood as a symbol of freedom.
The French capital, which broke away from the line established by the mascots of recent years bet on an object Instead of an animal as a messenger of games. “In Paris 2024, we wanted mascots that embody our vision and can share it with the French and the world. More than just an animal, our pets represent an ideal.”; Tony Estanguet, President of Paris 2024, commented.The Phrygian hat is a symbol of freedom. It also represents the French identity and spirit, as it is familiar to us and appears on our stamps and on the pediments of our town halls.”.
The organization presented the ‘Phrygians’ as a tribe they would lead. Two versions, Olympic and Paralympicwith prosthetic legs. In this sense, besides emotional connection Mascots, from the people who participated in the Olympic Games, have a mission to show the world that sport can change everything and deserves to have a central role in our society. “The Paris 2024 mascots also talk volumes about our commitment to a more inclusive society. One even raises the profile for athletes and the disabled by using a running prosthesis. Together, they will push them forward by demonstrating their truly revolutionary ambitions, as well as embodying the Games.”, Estanguet pointed out.
The design sought personality and expression in the eyes and mouth
The mascots have crimson berets, big blue eyes, two arms, two legs and also a mouth, and they are all in the French national colors: red, blue and white. As the organization explains, creative design sought to provide objects with shape, features, and personality that were built from two key elements: expressive and bold eyes decorated with the typical French cockade; and mouth, to get different expressions. In addition, ‘Phryges’ will have its own adaptations for each sport in competition.
Also, he gave organization details. personality from the two main pets. Therefore, Olympic identifies Phryge with a tactical, intelligent, mathematical, methodical mind and seductive charm; While saying that for Paralympic Phryge, he is a party person, spontaneous, with an infectious energy and enthusiasm and always ready for new experiences. With the motto “Alone we go faster, but together we go further”, Olympic Phryge and Paralympic Phryge complement and make each other better.
As usual, Phryges will be one full size version It will participate in different events and cheer up those who attend the stadiums. As shared by the organization, as ambassadors for the Paris 2024 Games, they will travel all over France to meet the public and attend all the important nationwide meetings related to Paris 2024 and the most important sporting and cultural events taking place. .
The 2024 Olympic Games will be held from 26 July to 11 August, while the Paralympic Games will be held from 28 August to 8 September.
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