Paris 2024 Olympic Mascot

All You need to know about Paris 2024 Olympic Mascot

The Paris 2024 Olympic mascot, Phryge, represents freedom and showcases important historical figures of the French Republic. The Phryges, the official mascots of the Paris 2024 Games symbolising freedom and revolution, can be purchased from the official Paris Je t’aime shop.

Alone we go faster, but together we go further

Paris 2024 Mascot Motto

Olympic Phryge

The name of the Paris 2024 mascot is Olympic Phryge, based on the traditional small Phrygian hats that the mascots are shaped after. The name and design were chosen as symbols of freedom and to represent allegorical figures of the French republic.

Paris 2024 Olympic Mascot

The Paralympic Phryge and the Olympic Phryge, two mascots that will be the primary ambassadors of the Paris 2024 Games.

Description

The Olympic Phryge takes the shape and form of a Phrygian cap. As Paris 2024’s vision is to demonstrate that sport can change lives, the mascots will be playing a major role by leading a revolution through sport. The Olympic Phryge is decked out in blue, white and red – the colours of France’s famed tricolor flag – with the golden Paris 2024 logo emblazoned across its chest.

Creator

Paris 2024 Design team

Did you know?

  1. The Phrygian caps the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic mascots are based on have been a symbol of freedom throughout French history.
  2. They are a common reference for French people, including in the world of art (as a metaphor for freedom) and as a symbol of the Republic in French institutions.
  3. Phrygian caps can be seen sat atop the head of the iconic figure Marianne in every town hall and even feature on everyday objects in France such as coins and stamps.
  4. Phyrgian also an international symbol of liberty worn by freed slaves in Roman times and appearing on different emblems in North and South America.
  5. Also known as the liberty cap, the Phrygian cap has become one of the symbols of the French Republic.
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The motto of the Olympic Phryge and Paralympic Phryge is: “Alone we go faster, but together we go further,” representing the ways in which the mascots, and the people of the world, can make each other better by working side-by-side.

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