On Tuesday the logo for the Paris 2024 Olympics was unveiled at at Grand Rex cinema in Paris, according to CBS Sports.
The reaction to the logo was almost immediate. Some saw the Olympic flame. Others saw an angry woman or Jennifer Aniston’s hairstyle as Rachel Green on “Friends.” Some said it looked like the Tinder dating app logo.
What do you see?
According to CBS, the logo is meant to honor Marianne, the personification of the French Republic and a symbol of liberty and reason.
According to the Olympic Channel on Twitter the logo is described like this: “The gold medal, eternal like victory.
The Olympic flame, bringing people together through sport.
Marianne, French national symbol who encourages us all to be egalitarian, sharing and generous.”
?? The gold medal, eternal like victory
?? The Olympic flame, bringing people together through sport
?? Marianne, French national symbol who encourages us all to be egalitarian, sharing and generous
— Olympic Channel (@olympicchannel) October 22, 2019
The Twitterverse had these comments:
The 2024 Summer Olympics will be held July 26-Aug. 11 in Paris. Paris will become the second city to host the Olympics three times. The Olympics also were held in Paris in 1900 and 1924.
London also has hosted the games three times – 1908, 1948 and 2012. The Olympics have been held in France six times – three summer and three winter.
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