Olympic History: Sydney 2000 and Salt Lake City 2002

Mascot indecision seems to have swept the games in Sydney and Salt Lake City. Rather than one great mascot, each settled for three mediocre ones. In Sydney, Olly represented the Olympics, Syd represented Sydney and Millie represented the millenium. Each was a native Australian animal. In Salt Lake City we had a hare (Powder), coyote (Copper) and bear (Coal) which supposedly represented different athletic skills: faster, higher and stronger. olympics-sydney utah

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