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Bidding & Interim

1980–1983

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Olympics

1983–1988

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Designer:  Yang Sung-Chun
Typography:  Helvetica Ultra Compressed
Launched:  June 1983

In June 1983, the emblem logo was introduced. It featured the Samtaegeuk pattern with centripetal and centrifugal forces and was designed by Yang Sung-Chun.

Mascot

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Name:  Hodori
Species:  Tiger
Designer:  Kim Hyun

Later during 1983, the mascot was introduced as Hodori, a Amur tiger with a ribbon hat. Hodori was popular with Korean people and appeared in commercials and on toys, Hodori also had a sister named Honsuni. The mascot was designed by Kim Hyun.

Paralympics

1984–1988

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The emblem logo was introduced in 1984 which became the basis for the original Paralympic symbol.

Mascot

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Name:  Gomdoori
Species:  Bears
Designer:  Lee Yun Soo

The Paralympic mascots were two bears named Gomdoori, both are tied together with a multicolor ribbon to symbolize co-operation and peaceful courage.

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