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Rio Olympics mascots for the 2016 Summer Games

Meet Vinicius and Tom, the mascots for the 2016 Summer Olympics and the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Vinicius, in yellow, represents a mixture of all the Brazilian animals. Tom, in green, is a magical creature for the Paralympic Games who represents a fusion of all the plants in the Brazilian forests.

Vinicius, the mascot of the Olympic games dance
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Vinicius, the mascot of the Olympic games dance on the pitch during the women's quarterfinal field hockey USA vs Germany match of the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre in Rio de Janeiro on August 15, 2016.

Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark with the Olympic mascot
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Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark with the Olympic mascot during a practice round at Olympic Golf Course on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Danny Willett of Great Britain pictured with the
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Danny Willett of Great Britain pictured with the Rio 2016 mascot during a practice round at Olympic Golf Course on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Samba dancers pose with mascot Vinicius des Moraes
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Samba dancers pose with mascot Vinicius des Moraes prior to the start of the athletics on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A young Brazilian fan holding the Rio 2016
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A young Brazilian fan holding the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games mascot Tom cheers his team during the men's preliminaries Group A handball match Brazil vs Slovenia for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Future Arena in Rio on August 9, 2016.

Australia guard Erin Phillips, holding team mascot Kevin,
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Australia guard Erin Phillips, holding team mascot Kevin, gestures after her team defeated France 89-71 in a women's basketball game at the Youth Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. Australia defeated France 89-71.

The Rio 2016 mascot pictured with a tee
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The Rio 2016 mascot pictured with a tee marker during a practice round at Olympic Golf Course on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates with the mascot after
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates with the mascot after winning the gold in the men's 100-meter final during the athletics competitions in the Olympic stadium of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016.

Doszhan Kartikov of Kazakhstan is shown an Olympic
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Doszhan Kartikov of Kazakhstan is shown an Olympic mascot doll by a coach during competition against Elvin Mursaliyev of Azerbaijan during the Men's 59 kg Greco-Roman Wrestling 1/8 Final on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Carioca Arena 2 on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The mascots of the Rio 2016 Olympics, left,
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The mascots of the Rio 2016 Olympics, left, and Paralympic Games make their first official appearance at a public school in the Santa Teresa neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Nov. 24, 2014.

Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots Vinicius
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Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots Vinicius (L) and Tom pose for photographers during the opening of Rio 2016 Megastore at Copacabana beach on June 30, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Vinicius, the mascot of the Rio 2016 Olympic
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Vinicius, the mascot of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, stands next to a sculpture of Olympic Rings made out of recyclable materials, at Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 21, 2016.

Democratic Republic of Congo judo athletes and Yolande
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Democratic Republic of Congo judo athletes and Yolande Mabika (2nd L), and Popole Misenga (2nd R), Brazil's paralympic athlete Terezinha Guilhermina (C), pose with the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots Vinicius (L) and Tom during the opening of Rio 2016 Megastore at Copacabana beach on June 30, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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