Medal ceremony hostess outfits unveiled

2008-07-18 07:32:46 GMT       2008-07-18 15:32:46 (Beijing Time)       China Daily

Models wear the outfits of the Olympic victory ceremony hostesses, during the unveiling of the outfits, accessories, and podium of the Olympic medal ceremony at 798 Art Factory in Beijing, July 17, 2008. [Xinhua]

Models wear the outfits of the Olympic victory ceremony hostesses during the unveiling of the outfits, accessories, and podium of the Olympic medal ceremony at 798 Art Factory in Beijing, July 17, 2008. [Xinhua]

Models show the bouquets that will be presented to the Olympic medallists during the unveiling of the outfits, accessories and podium of the Olympic medal ceremony at 798 Art Factory in Beijing, July 17, 2008. [Xinhua]

Models wear the outfits of the Olympic victory ceremony hostesses during the unveiling of the outfits, accessories, and podium of the Olympic medal ceremony at 798 Art Factory in Beijing, July 17, 2008. [Xinhua]

Models march in the outfits of Olympic national flag bearers during the unveiling of the outfits, accessories and podium of the Olympic medal ceremony at 798 Art Factory in Beijing, July 17, 2008. [Xinhua]

BEIJING - Organizers of the Beijing Olympics unveiled the costumes for medal ceremony hostesses on Thursday.

A total of five series of costumes will be worn by hostesses at the 302 medal ceremonies of the August 8-24 Games, with each series being designed for certain sports events.

Each series of the costumes feature three styles of suits - each for tray holders, medal presenter escorts and athlete escorts.

The designs were picked from 305 entries submitted by local designers, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2008 Olympics (BOCOG) said.

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