List of Asian Games mascots

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Every Asian Games since 1982 has its own mascot. Appu, the mascot for the 1982 Asian Games, was the first mascot.

Event Host city Mascot(s) Description
1982 Asian Games India New Delhi

Appu

An Indian elephant.
1986 Asian Games South Korea Seoul

Korean Tiger

A tiger.
1990 Asian Games China Beijing

PanPan

A panda.
1990 Asian Winter Games Japan Sapporo

Unnamed mascot

A squirrel.
1994 Asian Games Japan Hiroshima

Poppo and Cuccu

a pair of white doves.[1]
1996 Asian Winter Games China Harbin

Doudou

a character inspired by the pea plant.[2]
1998 Asian Games Thailand Bangkok

Chai-yo
(Thai: ไชโย)

A Thai elephant.[3]
1999 Winter Asian Games South Korea Kangwon

Gomdori

a half-moon black bear cub.[2]
2002 Asian Games South Korea Busan

Duria

A seagull
2003 Asian Winter Games Japan Aomori

Winta

a black woodpecker.[2]
2005 Asian Indoor Games Thailand Bangkok

Hey - Ha
(Thai: เฮ - ฮา)

a couple of elephants.
2006 Asian Games Qatar Doha

Orry

a Qatari Oryx.[4]
2007 Asian Winter Games China Changchun

Lulu

a deer seen around Changchun commonly. It is a species of the sika deer, a native of East Asia.[5]
2007 Asian Indoor Games Macau Macau

Mei Mei

a black-faced Spoonbill.[6]
2008 Asian Beach Games Indonesia Bali

Jalak bali

a Bali Starling.[7]
2009 Asian Youth Games Singapore Singapore

Frasia

a young lion.[8]
2009 Asian Indoor Games Vietnam Hanoi

Gà Hồ

the Ho chicken (Gà Hồ), a distinctly Vietnamese rare breed of chicken, familiar as a symbol in Vietnam.
2009 Asian Martial Arts Games Thailand Bangkok

Hanuman Yindee
(Thai: หนุมานยินดี)

Hanuman is a white – creamy super monkey from Ramakien (a Thai version of Ramayana).
2010 Asian Games China Guangzhou

A Xiang (祥), A He (和), A Ru (如), A Yi (意) and Le Yangyang (樂洋洋).

the five sporty rams.[9]
2010 Asian Beach Games Oman Muscat

Al Jebel, Al Reeh, and Al Med

three local animals, there are Al Jebel (a tahr), Al Reeh (a houbara bustard), and Al Med (a green turtle).[10]
2011 Asian Winter Games Kazakhstan Astana and Almaty

Irby

a snow leopard.[11]
2012 Asian Beach Games China Haiyang

Sha Sha, Yang Yang, and Hai Hai

a cartoon that inspired from dragon and phoenix.[12]
2013 Asian Youth Games China Nanjing

Yuan Yuan

based on the image of Eosimias sinensis, the earliest higher primate to date found in Jiangsu. [13]
2013 Asian Indoor-Martial Arts Games South Korea Incheon

Barame, Chumuro, and Vichuan

The three mascots are the same for AIMAG 2013 and the 2014 Asian Games.
2014 Asian Games South Korea Incheon

Barame, Chumuro, and Vichuan

Three seal siblings.[14]
2014 Asian Beach Games Thailand Phuket

Sin, Sakorn, and Samut
(Thai: สินธุ์, สาคร,สมุทร)

Three Green sea turtles.[15]
2016 Asian Beach Games Vietnam Nha Trang TBA
2017 Asian Winter Games Japan Sapporo TBA
2017 Asian Youth Games Sri Lanka Hambantota TBA
2017 Asian Indoor-Martial Arts Games Turkmenistan Ashgabat TBA
2019 Asian Games Vietnam Hanoi TBA
2021 Asian Youth Games Indonesia Surabaya TBA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "12th Asian Games Hiroshima 1994 - Poppo & CuCCu". GAGOC. gz2010.cn (official website of 2010 Asian Games). April 27, 2008. Retrieved May 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Logos and Mascots of Selected Sport Games and Sports
  3. ^ "13th Asian Games Bangkok 1998 - Chai-Yo". GAGOC. gz2010.cn (official website of 2010 Asian Games). April 27, 2008. Retrieved May 26, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Mascot of Asian Games 2006". Travour.com. 2006-12-05. Retrieved 2011-05-02. 
  5. ^ China.com-Mascot of 2007 Changchun Asian Winter Games[dead link]
  6. ^ Olympic Council of Asia : Photo Details
  7. ^ Asian Beach Game “MASCOT” – Bali Travel Update
  8. ^ "Mascot for 1st Asian Youth Games in Singapore named Frasia". Channel NewsAsia. April 15, 2009. Archived from the original on 17 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  9. ^ "Mascots for Guangzhou Asian Games unveiled". GAGOC. April 30, 2008. Retrieved June 30, 2010. 
  10. ^ Olympic Council of Asia : News
  11. ^ The Mascot-IRBY
  12. ^ Mascots for 3rd Asian Beach Games unveiled
  13. ^ "Mascot for 2nd Asian Youth Games unveiled". Retrieved 24 December 2012. 
  14. ^ Xinhua (2010-11-05). "Mascots, emblem for 2014 Incheon Asian Games unveiled". China Daily. Retrieved 2010-11-05. 
  15. ^ Olympic Council of Asia : Photo Details