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Meet Wenlock and Mandeville

Sunday, May 1, 2011
These are the two mascots of 2012 London Summer Olympics which is 453 days to go (as of May 1, 2011). The two drops of steel were unveiled last year May 19, 2010.
Now, meet Wenlock, his name is stirred by Much Wenlock- a small town in Shropshire, England. The “much” was added to the name to make a distinction on it. It is also the place where the Olympian Society held its first game way back in 1850. Wenlock has five bracelets and each ring has the color of an Olympic ring. His head has 3 points which represents the three places on the podium the 3rd, 2nd and 1st place. His body symbolizes the whole world coming to London in 2012. His head represents the shape of Olympic stadium roof. 

His partner Mandeville origins his name from the Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, England where the Paralympics games inspired. Mandeville has a stopwatch on his wrist which reads 0:20:12. The three points of his helmet-like head has a color of blue, red and green represents the Paralympic symbol called agitos. The two mascots have their magical skin that is made of highly polished steel to reflect the people they meet. The cameras of their eyes are to record all of their adventures on the event and they hope to make many friends as possible and always look on the bright side of life.

1 comments:

skull candy at: May 2, 2011 at 11:29 PM said...

Wow Wenlock and Mandeville were both cute..just like Jingjing, Beijing's mascot..:)

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