Jackie Chan announces Beijing’s Olympic mascotAnnouncements & Press Releases . Entertainment
Film and martial arts superstar Jackie Chan said he guessed two of the five mascots for the 2008 Beijing Olympics before the quintet was unveiled. Chan made a surprise appearance in the finale of a nationally televised gala unveiling the mascots on Friday night in Beijing. He danced on stage with stuffed toys of two of the mascots in each hand. The mascots, selected three months ago by Olympic officials, were a closely guarded secret. But before the show, Chan said he made a bet with a friend on the identities, correctly guessing they would be the panda and the Tibetan antelope. In the end, the mascots also included stylized versions of a carp, a swallow and the Olympic Flame. “I was right about two,” Chan told reporters afterward.
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