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Chicago, IL
 
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Chicago, IL
 
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Chicago, IL
 
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Olympic tattoos

Olympic Tattoo Designs - Tattoos have of course, have long been used by many cultures around the world to ensure good luck and fortune and a propitious outcome. Athletes in certain sports may get a tattoo that symbolizes excellence in their field, like sharks or dolphins for swimmers, or the equipment used in their sporting disciple. An excellent example is the number of National Basketball League players with tattoos of nets and basketballs.

For Olympic athletes, some favored tattoo designs are representations of the Olympic Rings or the Olympic Torch, or the Olympic Emblem, which is unique to each Summer and Winter Olympic.

The Olympic Flag, with it's five rings was created by Pierre De Coubertin in 1914.


See some of Thomas Lockhart's Olympic Flag tattoo designs here .

The Olympic flag has a white background, with five interlaced rings in the centre: blue, yellow, black, green and red. This design is symbolic; it represents the five inhabited continents of the world, united by Olympism, while the six colors are those that appear on all the national flags of the world at the present time.

Most Common Olympic Tattoo Designs

The Olympic Flag: a flag representing the five inhabited continents of the world, united by Olympism.

The Olympic Torch: Since the first Olympic games celebrated in modern time, the Olympic Torch has become a symbol of the peace between the continents.


See some of Thomas Lockhart's Olympic torch tattoo designs here .

The Olympic Flame: a flame burning day and night for the duration of the Olympic Games.

The Olympic mascot: an animal native to the area or occasionally human figures representing the cultural heritage of the place where the Olympic Games are held.


See some of Thomas Lockhart's Olympic Mascot tattoo designs here .

The Olympic motto, in Latin: "Citius, Altius, Fortius"; which means, "Faster, Higher, Stronger". The motto was proposed by Pierr De Coubertinon the creation of the International Olympic Committee in 1894. The motto was introduced in 1924 at the Olympic Games in Paris. A more informal but well known motto, is also credited to De Coubertin, is "The most important thing is not to win but to take part!" De Coubertin got this motto from a sermon by the Bishop of Pennsylvania during the 1908 London Games.

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