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Waldi - mascot of 1972 Olympic Summer Games

Waldi - mascot of 1972 Olympic Summer Games

  "Waldi", the dachshund. Very popular in Bavaria, but he also possesses qualities which are indispensable to an athlete: resistance, tenacity and agility. These are among the reasons he was chosen to be the mascot. He was dressed in pastel colors to express the gaiety and joy of the Olympic festival.

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