Paralympic.org and Olympic.ca, September 17, 2021
Photo credit: International Paralympic Committee
Meet Bing Dwen Dwen and Shuey Rhon Rhon.
The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games launched the names of the mascots.
Bing Dwen Dwen is the Olympics mascot. Bing means ice and symbolizes purity and strength, while Dwen Dwen represents the children. The mascot embodies the strength and willpower of athletes and the Olympic spirit.
Shuey Rhon Rhon, the Paralympics mascot, is a Chinese lantern child who is looking forward to welcoming friends from around the globe at the Games. The glow from its heart symbolizes the inspiring warmth, friendship, courage and perseverance of Para athletes.