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Mascots in Motion

The 16th Asian Games (, part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed by the Olympic Council of Asia unveiled the Games’ Official “Mascots In Motion”, dynamic cartoon illustrations of the Asian Games’ sports and disciplines with sporting images of the 5 Yang (羊, legendary / celestial goat) – A Xiang, A He, A Ru, A Yi and Le Yangyang.

The “Mascots in Motion” with lively and active cartoon images which embody the passionate sport spirit of the Games.

With various facial expressions ranging from gentle to furious, the 16th Asian Games’ “Mascots in Motion” are illustrated in competition at each of the 28 Summer Olympic disciplines as well as the numerous non-Olympic sports that will be challenged during The 16th Asian Games in 2010, including Baseball, Softball, Bowling, Dragon Boat and Cricket. The “Mascots in Motion” also feature Golf and Rugby – part of The 16th Asian Games competition schedule – and are currently under consideration by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the 121st IOC Session in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 1.

As the Asian Games are part of the worldwide Olympic movement, each of the fun-loving animated Asian Games mascots are depicted wearing the colors of the five Olympic rings – Black, Red, Green, Blue and Yellow.