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== 1988–1994 ==
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==1988–1994==
 
[[File:Paralympic 1988.svg|center|200px]]
 
[[File:Paralympic 1988.svg|center|200px]]
This was first used as the logo for the [[Seoul 1988]] Paralympics, which were the first Paralympics held in the same city as the Olympics since 1964 which is the formula once to today. The International Olympic Committee deemed this logo too similar to the Olympic Rings to serve as the International Paralympics Committee logo and requested they change it.
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This was first used as the logo for the [[Seoul 1988#Paralympics|Seoul 1988]] games; the first Paralympics held in tandem to the Olympics in the same city since 1964. The International Olympic Committee deemed this logo too similar to the Olympic Rings to serve as the International Paralympics Committee logo and requested that it be changed.
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Paralympic rejected 1991.png|Logo unveiled in 1991. This design was rejected.
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Paralympics_1991unused.svg|Rejected design<br>(1991)
 
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==1994–2004==
== 1994–2004 ==
 
 
[[File:Paralympic 1994.svg|center|200px]]
 
[[File:Paralympic 1994.svg|center|200px]]
Based on the former logo, the altered logo's colours were chosen because they are the three most commonly used colours on national flags. It was used from the [[Lillehammer 1994]] winter games up to the [[Athens 2004]] summer games when the new logo had taken effect.
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This logo takes inspiration from the former, taking the number of segments down to 3. The colours red, green and blue were chosen as they are the three most commonly used colours on national flags. It was used from the [[Lillehammer 1994#Paralympics|Lillehammer 1994]] winter games up to the [[Athens 2004#Paralympics|Athens 2004]] summer games when the new logo had already officially taken effect.
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==2004–present==
== 2004–present ==
 
 
[[File:Paralympics.svg|center|200px]]
 
[[File:Paralympics.svg|center|200px]]
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Paralympics Black.svg|Print version
 
Paralympics Black.svg|Print version
 
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This logo is derived from the latin term Agitos which means "I move". The three agitos encircle a central point which symbolises motion and the meeting of athletes from across the world to compete. It was first used during the [[Torino 2006]] winter games.
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This logo is derived from the latin term Agitos which means "I move". The three ticks encircle a singular point, symbolising motion and the meeting of athletes from across the globe for competition. It was first used on a game emblem during the [[Torino 2006#Paralympics|Torino 2006]] winter games.
 
 
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Revision as of 05:38, April 28, 2019

Contents

Paralympic 1988 Paralympic 1994 Paralympics
1988–1994 1994–2004 2004–present

1988–1994

Paralympic 1988

This was first used as the logo for the Seoul 1988 games; the first Paralympics held in tandem to the Olympics in the same city since 1964. The International Olympic Committee deemed this logo too similar to the Olympic Rings to serve as the International Paralympics Committee logo and requested that it be changed.

1994–2004

Paralympic 1994

This logo takes inspiration from the former, taking the number of segments down to 3. The colours red, green and blue were chosen as they are the three most commonly used colours on national flags. It was used from the Lillehammer 1994 winter games up to the Athens 2004 summer games when the new logo had already officially taken effect.

2004–present

Paralympics

This logo is derived from the latin term Agitos which means "I move". The three ticks encircle a singular point, symbolising motion and the meeting of athletes from across the globe for competition. It was first used on a game emblem during the Torino 2006 winter games.

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