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FISU is ready to brighten up Mondays with the #MascotMondays tournament! Get ready to meet mascots from previous winter and summer editions of the FISU World University Games, and then vote for your favourites.

Every Monday, we will present a match-up between two FISU WUG mascots on our social media channels. FISU audiences will then have a chance to vote to choose the winner every Monday on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

This week, Wugie the owl from the Edmonton 1983 Summer Universiade takes on Sappy from Sapporo, Japan in 1991.

Wugie is an owl with a graduation cap, representing the wisdom gained from education! Wugie was the first ever mascot of the Summer Universiade and also marked Canada’s debut of hosting the World University Games. Wugie has also met royalty, as he was joined by none other than Charles, Prince of Wales at the opening ceremony!

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