Interesting Showcase of Olympic Games Logos Over the Years

Olympics is the most sought-after gaming event of all times that takes place after every four years in one of the hosting countries form the entire globe. Olympics traces its roots back to Greece, the country of deity worshipers and one of the most ancient civilizations of the world where these games were played in the city of Olympia many many years ago with a similar zeal. The most widely accepted date for the inception of the Ancient Olympics is 776 BC; this is based on inscriptions found at Olympia, listing the winners of a footrace held every four years. In the modern era, the first international Olympic games were held in 1896 in Athens where 14 nations took part in it.

However, from a designer’s point of view, what catches my interest more is the logo designing of Olympics events so far. For all the curious designers like me, here is an Interesting Showcase of Olympic Games Logos Over the Years to be inspired from. So that next time when you develop a logo for an event, you take inspiration from them and give your best to the client. Do let us know about your experience!

Athens, Greece 1896

St. Louis, USA 1904

London, UK 1908

 Stockholm, Sweden 1912

Antwerp, Belgium 1920

Paris, France 1924

Amsterdam, Netherlands 1928

Los Angeles, USA 1932

Berlin, Germany 1936

London, UK 1948

Helsinki, Finland 1952

Melbourne, Australia 1956

Rome, Italy 1960

Tokyo, Japan 1964

Mexico, USA 1968

Munich, Germany 1972


Montreal, Canada 1976

Mosco, Russia 1980

Los Angeles, USA 1984

Seoul, Korea 1988

Barcelona, Spain 1992

Atlanta, USA 1996

Sydney, Australia 2000

 Athens, Greece 2004

Beijing, China 2008

London, UK 2012

Rio de Janeiro, USA 2016

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Fasih Khan is a 'new media' apprentice with a relatively rare skill set. Apart from blogging, he loves to socialize and be with animals.

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