Details: This poster shows Wenlock, one of the mascots for the 2012 London Summer Olympics. He is participating in various summer sports.
Wenlock and Mandeville are the official mascots for the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics being held in London, United Kingdom. Wenlock and Mandeville are animations depicting two drops of steel from a steelworks in Bolton. They are named after the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock, which held a forerunner of the current Olympic Games, and Stoke Mandeville, a village in Buckinghamshire where the Paralympic Games were first held. The Mascots have cameras for eyes, taxi headlights, and Wenlock has friendship bracelets in the colour of Olympic rings whereas Mandeville has a pink stopwatch which symbolises that you can always do better. The three points on Wenlocks's head are an imitation of the podium and the shape of Mandeville's head is inspired by the agitos, the Paralympic symbol.