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What does Fuwa the official mascot of the 2008 Olympic Games contain?
The Fuwa (Chinese: 福娃; pinyin: Fúwá; literally “good-luck dolls”, also known as “Friendlies”) were the mascots of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The designs were created by Han Meilin, a famous Chinese artist.
|Literal meaning||dolls of blessing|
What is the purpose of the Olympic mascot?
To “embody the spirit of the Olympics and play a vital role in welcoming athletes and visitors to the Games,” per the International Olympic Committee. Olympic mascots run the gamut from cute to cuddly to quirky to downright catastrophic.
How many sports are in Olympics?
Around 11,000 athletes have made their way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to compete in over 339 different events from 41 different sports.
Who was the first Olympic champion?
On 6 April 1896, the American James Connolly won the triple jump to become the first Olympic champion in more than 1,500 years.