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2024 Olympic Games Logo

Current context: The organising committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris has unveiled the logo for the 2024 Olympic Games.
2024 Olympic Games Logo
  • Paris will host the Olympic Games in 2024.
  • The logo brings together three iconic symbols:
    1. The gold medal
    2. The Olympic and Paralympic flames
    3. Marianne- the personification of French Republic since the revolution in 1789
  • Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant is the chairman of the International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission.
  • Marianne, the female traits has been symbolised by Paris 2024 to pay tribute to a woman who is a French national symbol and embodies the revolutionary spirit that infuses the Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games.
  • For the first time, the emblem will be the same for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and only the Olympic rings or Paralympic agitos, which appears underneath are different.
  • The logo took inspiration from Art Deco, the first complete artistic movement, which reached its height at the 1924 Games in Paris (when Paris last hosted).

Question: 

Q.1 Which among the following will host the 2024 Olympic Games?
a. Tokyo
b. Los Angeles
c. Beijing
d. Paris
2024 Olympic Games Logo 2024 Olympic Games Logo Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 23, 2019 Rating: 5

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