Tokyo 2020's final candidates for mascots to be voted by children

7 December 2017

Tokyo 2020 organizers unveiled three pairs of candidate mascots for the Olympics and Paralympics today. The selection committee said a total of 2,042 mascot designs have been received after the competition was launched in August. Each class in all elementary schools across Japan will have one vote until February 22, 2019, organizers said. The official mascots will be announced on February 28, 2019.