Main Marks


The emblem is the most characteristic visual element of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and it communicates the vision and the values of the Games. However, additional marks are designed to accommodate the needs of important programs, like Volunteers, Culture and Environment. Due to their special importance, they are called main marks.

MEXICO 1968

MUNICH 1972

MONTREAL 1976

MOSCOW 1980

LOS ANGELES 1984



CALGARY 1988

SEOUL 1988

ALBERTVILLE 1992

BARCELONA 1992

LILLEHAMMER 1994



ATLANTA 1996

NAGANO 1998

SYDNEY 2000

SALT LAKE 2002

ATHENS 2004



TORINO 2006

BEIJING 2008

VANCOUVER 2010

LONDON 2012

SOCHI 2014



RIO 2016

PYEONGCHANG 2018

TOKYO 2020