Here's what Olympians will get with their medals.

In addition to their medals, Olympians will also receive a special stuffed animal of the games' mascot wearing a hat that reflects the medal awarded.

The commemorative is inspired after uhsahwa, a traditional gift given to those who pass Korean state exams. Olympians will receive a white tiger modeled after mascot Soohorang, and Paralympians will get their mascot Bandabi, an Asiatic black bear. Each animal symbolizes special qualities too. In Korean folk tales, tigers embody trust. strength. and protection, while the bear represents strong will and courage. [Source]

 

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