The Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings wiki last edited by Deathawk on 07/18/13 04:57AM View full history

In 1991, the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games began a competition to find a mascot for their hosting of the olympic games. Senior animation director of Atlanta+based firm DEISGNefx John Ryan won this competition with his blue 'blob' design named 'Whatizit'.

Whatizit was introduced at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics closing ceremonies and met a harshly critical reception.

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