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PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Mascots

Official Mascots for PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics are Soohorang and Bandabi



2018 Winter Olympics Mascot
The mascots for the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea are Soohorang and Bandabi. While Bandabi is an Asiatic Black bear, Soohorang is a white tiger.

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee informed the public about the selection of Bandabi and Soohorang as mascots on June 37, 2014. the selection process took place between September 15, 2014, and September 30, 2014, and the mascots were approved by the International Olympic Committee on June 2, 2016. Both the mascots have great significance among the Koreans as the Soohorang, which represents strength, trust and protection, is related to Korean Mythology. Bandabi, symbolizes courage and will. The Asiatic Black bear is a unique symbol for the Koreans as it is native to the peninsula.

Last Updated : January 6th, 2018


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