Who was the mascot of Barcelona 92 Olympic Games?

Petra, the Paralympic mascot for Barcelona 1992, was designed by Javier Mariscal, a prolific Spanish designer and illustrator. Mariscal, who specialised in product and industrial design, not only created Petra and Cobi, Petra’s counterpart for the Olympic Games, but was also responsible for the design of the EXPO 2000.

What does Cobi the mascot represent?

Name. The name, Cobi, is an allusion to COOB’92, an abbreviation of the Barcelona ’92 Olympic Organising Committee. The name was chosen because it is simple and easy to pronounce in most languages.

What was the name of the well known professional athletes who participated in the 1992 Olympics?

Men’s basketball became open to all professionals and the U.S. sent a “Dream Team” of superstars, including Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and Larry Bird. Needless to say, they dominated the event and won gold. Another impressive performer was gymnast Vitaly Scherbo, who won six golds, including four in one day.

What is Barcelona’s mascot?

Barcelona’s mascot was called Cobi and was designed by Javier Mariscal. Cobi is a cartoon dog based on the Catalan sheepdog and inspired by the cubist styles of Picasso and Velazquez. The artist designed a version of Cobi for every Olympic sport as well as for Olympic sponsors such as Coca-Cola and Danone.

What is Chelsea’s mascot?

Stamford The Lion
Bridget the Lioness
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Who won Barcelona Olympics?

The Unified Team (made up by the former Soviet republics without the Baltic states) topped the medal table, winning 45 gold and 112 overall medals….1992 Summer Olympics.

Host city Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Athletes 9,356 (6,652 men, 2,704 women)
Events 257 in 25 sports (34 disciplines)
Opening 25 July
Closing 9 August

What is the meaning of the Barcelona 1992 logo?

Barcelona 1992. Trivia. The logo symbolizes an individual (man or woman) in a dynamic attitude (running or jumping), “a human figure in a sports attitude”. Red and yellow are the colors of Spain and blue is used to reference to the Mediterranean Sea and the “Mediterranean-ness” of Barcelona.

What is the history of the Olympic logo for Barcelona?

In 1988, during the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games Seoul 1988, the famous emblem logo for Barcelona ’92 was introduced. Designed by Josep Maria Trias, the logo represents a human figure jumping.

Where can I find images of the Barcelona’92 Olympic Games?

If you are interested in images of the Olympic and Paralympic Games of Barcelona’92, the Image Service of the Olympic Foundation of Barcelona will help you identify the images that satisfy your needs. The Foundation manages the official image archive of the Barcelona’92 Games.

What is the abbreviation for 1992 Summer Olympic Games?

The 1992 Summer Olympic Games ( Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1992; Catalan: Jocs Olímpics d’estiu de 1992 ), officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event celebrated in Barcelona, Spain from 25 July to 9 August 1992.