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OLYMPIC SUMMER GAMES COLLECTION
MASCOTS
MUNICH 1972 TO SEOUL 1988

PLEASE NOTE: All the mascots shown on this page are from my personal collection and are neither available for sale nor available for exchange/trade.

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WALDI: MUNICH 1972 (Germany)
1st official mascot of the history of the games, Waldi was created according to a dachshund, very popular puppy in Germany. 3 of the colors of the Olympic flag are represented on the body of the mascot.

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plush, length 30 cm

AMIK: MONTREAL 1976 (Canada)
Amik, which means beaver in Algonquin language, was selected to represent the mascot of the Games of Montreal. The beaver, as an animal, is known for its patience and its hard work.

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plush, length 47 cm

MISHA: MOSCOW 1980 (USSR)
Created by Victor CHIZHIKOV, the mascot of Moscou was chosen with the help of a large public throught russian medias. Its complet name is Mikhail Potapych Toptygin Chizokov.

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plush, height 33 cm

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plush, height 20 cm

SAM: LOS ANGELES 1984 (USA)
Walt Disney Productions have created a mascot representing the symbol of America, the eagle, with a hat colored like the American flag.

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plush height 25 cm

HODORI: SEOUL 1988 (Korea)
The tiger, symbol of many Korean legends, where it is shown like a strong and sympathetic animal, was selected at the end of a public dialogue. Hosuni, his female partner, is less knowed.

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plush height 32 cm

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plush height 22 cm

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