Tokyo 2020 unveils kinetic sports pictogram

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Tokyo 2020 has unveiled its official Olympic and Paralympic kinetic sports pictograms, the first time in history of the Games that these have been created. There are a total of 50 pictograms covering 33 Olympic Sports.

Static sports pictograms were first introduced at the Tokyo 1964 Games, and arose from the need to communicate visually with an increasingly international group of athletes and spectators.

The Tokyo 2020 sports pictograms, unveiled in 2019, are designed to subtly communicate the characteristics and athleticism of each sport, and to artistically highlight the dynamism of the athletes. The new kinetic equivalents honour the legacy of past Olympic and Paralympic Games, while emphasising that Tokyo 2020 will be the most innovative Games ever.