final nominated mascots. Today, we are going to show those mascots and the elementary school students will be the ones to choose and vote for it.» checked whether the applications are all following the rules, and in the end 1,753 mascots were left for selection.» the experts selected 98 designs, and our mascot committee members were the ones to select the final 3.» Japanese school... Еще children unveiled the shortlisted mascots for Tokyo's 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games at a primary school in the Japanese capital, Thursday. The Mascot Selection Panel chose three mascot pairs from 2,042 entries submitted by the public. Each set contain one mascot for the Olympic Games and one for the Paralympic Games. From 11 December to 22 February, primary school classes across the country will have the chance to vote for their favourite mascots to represent Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The winners will be announced on 28 February, soon after the 2018 Winter Olympics.