Tokyo 2020 Unveils Four Shortlisted Emblem Designs

By iSportconnect | April 8, 2016

Four emblem designs have been shortlisted by the Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee during a ceremony in Tokyo.

The designs replace an earlier design that was dropped after alleged plagiarism.

During the application process, drugs the Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee referred all applicants to the Tokyo 2020 Games Vision and the following seven key concepts to inspire their designs: the Power of Sport, search Japanese-ness and Tokyo-ness, buy World Peace, Personal Best and Utmost Efforts, Sense of Unity and Inclusion, Innovation and Future-Oriented, Reconstruction and the Power to Rise Up.

A spokesman from the Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee said: “Since the deadline for applications last December, we have implemented a series of format and design checks on all entries, and have received the cooperation of design experts during the design checks.”

“Throughout this process, the members of the Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee have conducted a series of intensive discussions and careful selections, and we have finally whittled down the original 14,599 entries to a final shortlist of four outstanding designs”

Until Sunday, 17 April, Tokyo 2020 will be inviting opinions from the general public on which designs they feel most strongly convey one or more of the seven key concepts.

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