Rio de Janeiro, December 15, 2014 news, the International Olympic Committee announced the 2016 Rio Olympic Games mascot on its official website, vinicius and tom ("Vinicius" and "Tom") The final list of candidates from the three groups fore, has been elected.
Among them, Vinicius Rio Olympic mascots, Tom Rio Paralympic mascot. Main color is yellow Rio mascots Brazil animals, including cats spirituality, agile monkeys and birds elegance. Main color is blue Rio Paralympic mascot design inspiration comes from the Brazilian rainforest plants, which covered the representatives of Brazil's green and yellow leaves on his head, photosynthesis allows the leaves continue to grow, to overcome the obstacle eventually thrown nutrient earth. The purpose of the design of the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games mascot is to be happy to pass to the public, especially children.