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In pictures: Your Olympic mascots

David Oliver

The Magazine asked readers to devise a mascot for the 2012 Olympics in London. David Oliver sent in Ben, based on the famous landmark and dressed in the obligatory Union Jack shorts.

Marc Choi's mascot

Marc Choi devised Mr Belvedere: "Part Dickensian gentleman, part world-class athlete. His gherkinesque torch is constructed with recycled materials and powered by renewable, low-carbon fuel."

Terry Scott

"This is my mascot for the London 2012 Olympics," says Terry Scott. "He's called Sock. I hope you like him."

Martin Mostert

Martin Mostert: "My chosen mascot, Rustle, highlights the red squirrel's threatened status. It wouldn't be too far-fetched to portray a squirrel in any sporting/athletic code."

Katy Grierson

Katy Grierson devised Taffy and Treacle. "Why do we have to think of some rare or exotic animal to be a mascot - what is wrong with cats? We are a nation of pet lovers after all."

Bill Weber

"This is Ambassador Bird, Avery is his first name," says Bill Weber. " He is the dove of peace reimagined as the mascot for the Olympics."

David Ayre's mascot

David Ayres sent in Charlie Chav, the aerosol can. "It has a nice symmetry with the 2012 logo which looks like a piece of street graffiti. He sports a Union Jack waistcoat and Burberry cap."

Miwako Ohara

Miwako Ohara got this idea from London's Olympic logo. "The 2 and 0 reminded me of a horse's head and a lion's mane, which led me to think about the unicorn and lion on the coat of arms."


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