Olympic mascots visit Rio de Janeiro

11599_10152876941534111_291692445796855411_nAhead of Rio hosting the Olympic and Paralympic games in 2016 a group of mascots from previous games dropped in on the city to show their support. They included Misha (Moscow 1980), Athena (Athens 2004), Fu Niu Lele (Beijing 2008), Wenlock and Mandeville (London 2012).

The Olympic games will take place 5-21 August 2016 and the Paralympic 7-18 September 2016.