Paris 2024 unveils new Olympic and Paralympic emblem

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Paris 2024 unveils new Olympic and Paralympic emblem

Paris 2024 unveils new Olympic and Paralympic emblem

IANS   ¦    Oct 22, 2019 11:51:45 AM (IST)

Paris 2024 unveils new Olympic and Paralympic emblem-1Paris: The Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 has unveiled its new emblem.

The new design brings together three iconic symbols connected to the sport, the Games and France -- the gold medal, the Olympic and Paralympic flames, and Marianne.

International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission Chair for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant, said: "I congratulate Paris 2024 on the launch of their new emblem. It perfectly reflects their vision and desire to put people at the heart of the Olympic Games Paris 2024."

"The combination of the gold medal, the Olympic flame and Marianne brings together the values, history and French touch that will make these Olympic Games truly special. I believe that this innovative design will be quickly recognised around the world and be a wonderful calling card for the Olympic Games Paris 2024."

The emblem embraces the shape and colour of the most beautiful medal of all to express one of the core values of sport: striving for excellence. That same commitment also informs every step that Paris 2024 is taking in organising the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 so that it can fulfil the pledges it has made to stage a different, grounded, sustainable and inclusive Games.