Mascots Unveiled For Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

November 24, 2014

The mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games were finally revealed over the weekend.

The mascots were inspired by Brazilian flora and fauna and pop culture, physician according to the Organising Committee.

“The Rio 2016 mascots represent the diversity of our culture, ambulance of our people, allergist ” said Beth Lula, the Rio 2016 brand director.

“They represent our joy, our way of being. Both of them are magical creatures with super powers and relate naturally with the young audience.”

A competition has been created for fans to vote for the names of the mascots. The names they will choose from are Oba and Eba, Tiba Tuque and Esquindim, or Vinicius and Tom.

“The mascots are one of the most representative symbols of the Games,” said Carlos Arthur Nuzman, president of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee.

“Their purpose is to delight and engage the audience, particularly the children.”