• Originally, they were blobs of steel and well they still are but they are mascots for the London Olympics 2012. The story is where a man had some steel and he decided to make presents for his 2 grandchildren and they come to life and have adventures by travelling on rainbows.
• The Flame will then take a 70 day journey across the UK, carried by 8000 Torchbearers. The Relay will generate excitement as it makes its way to London and the Opening Ceremony of the Games. The flame will come within a one hour journey for 95 per cent of the population of the UK – with entertainment, shows and concerts marking its arrival at each stop.
Five RingsThe Olympic symbol (fiveinterlocked rings) representsthe union of the five originalmajor continents (Africa,America, Asia, Australia andEurope) and the meeting of theathletes from throughout theworld at the Olympic Games.The five colours of the ringsfrom left to right are blue, blackand red across the top andyellow and green along thebottom.