Japan 2020 Olympics-Know about Mascot and Games

Mascots of 2020 Olympics

Olympics and Paralympics  of year 2020 is going to happen in Japan. Many countries will participate in the event across the globe.

Which Game will be Played for the First Time in 2020 Japan Olympics

Those who love Karate but could never participate in Olympics have a good news now !!.

As Karate will also be in the list of games to be held in 2020 Japan Olympics. It will be played for the first time in Olympics ever.  So, those who wanted to compete in the game but could not will be happier now.

Official Mascot of 2020 Olympics games

Official mascot for the year 2020 Olympics is “Miraitowa”, while for Paralympic it is “Someity”.

The mascots were revealed on 22 July, 2018 on Sunday just two years before the Olympics. It was announced that the mascots selection was based on transparency and derived from the Japanese proverbs. Moreover, these two cute and colorful mascots are derived from the Japanese language and were selected by the elementary school children across the world.

What is the meaning of “Miraitowa”?

Miraitowa is a japanese word which is a combination of the words for future and eternity.

What is the meaning of Someity?

Someity is derived from a popular cherry blossom variety, “Someiyoshino”, it is spelled as the nghlish phrase “So mighty”

Pic credit: asahi.com

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