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Team Momo is the dark green, blue, and yellow team introduced in the 2016 MarbleLympics, consisting of marble athletes Mo, Momo, Momomo, Momomomo, and Mimo. Its name, Momo, originates from the Tibetan word for "dumpling".

The team appeared in the first three MarbleLympics but fell short of qualifying for the 2019 MarbleLympics. Team Momo will compete in the MarbleLympics Showdown for a spot in the 2020 MarbleLympics Qualifiers.

#MomoStrong

History Edit

During the 2016 MarbleLympics, Team Momo won one gold medal in Precision Slalom and three bronze medals during Balancing, Long Jump, and High Jump, performing well enough during the remainder of the 2016 season to end in fourth place overall. This automatically qualified Team Momo for the 2017 MarbleLympics.

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Momomomo in surgery after his injury

Where 2016 was perhaps one of the best years Team Momo could have hoped for, the 2017 MarbleLympics brought one of the most difficult years that Team Momo could have imagined. Team Momo did relatively well during event one, placing fifth, but fell to dead last during event two. In the third event (the now infamous Fidget Spinner Collision) Momomomo suffered a debilitating injury when he was flung into Wispy from the Midnight Wisps by a fidget spinner and a chunk of his glass broke apart from him. It was not Momomo despite rumors from the marblebase; this was confirmed by Jelle and the International MarbleLympic Committee.

After Momomomo's injury, he was no longer able to compete in the 2017 Marblelympics, but thankfully Team Momo had an alternate who was able to replace him: Mimo. Mimo made MarbleLympic history by being the first alternate to ever compete in the games, and the IMC would later require that every team needed to have an alternate in case of injury for future MarbleLympics. In the Relay Run, Mimo’s first event in the MarbleLympics, Team Momo obtained their first medal of the season, a silver. Team Momo got a second silver in Block Pushing and a bronze medal in the High Jump, which helped them to get ninth place in the final standings despite some last place finishes.

During the 2017 offseason, Team Momo hid from the public eye as they trained for the 2018 Winter MarbleLympics and Momomomo recovered. The team regularly checked on him while training Mimo as an official new momember of the team. Team Momo appeared in Group B of the qualifying events with Momomomo fully recovered, which the fans were overjoyed to hear after a nearly silent off-season from the team. They ended up getting the twenty points they needed to qualify and get the marbles rolling for their appearance in the 2018 Winter MarbleLympics.

Team Momo 2018

Mo,Momo,Momomo,Momomomo and Mimo

However, Team Momo placed in thirteenth in the first two events and was in dead last overall after the second event. Team Momo got ninth place in the third event, rising to fifteenth overall, but got twelfth in the fourth event and faced yet another series of injuries. Momomo was replaced with Mimo in the retry (after Team Momo got stuck on the bobsled track) due to an altitude sickness, and Momomomo was knocked into a corner while on the bobsled the second time, incapacitated for the rest of the ride. Doctors from the IMC officially ruled that Momomo and Momomomo were unfit to compete further in the 2018 Winter MarbleLympics, but Team Momo was allowed to find replacements and continue competing by merging with Team Primary to form Team Momary. This was the first team merger in MarbleLympic history.

Team Momary Logo

After the merger, Momary saw a much-desired gold medal in the Snow Rally, which dug the team out of last place to twelfth overall. The team also got a silver medal in Curling, which finally put the team back into the top ten of the standings overall. Unfortunately, the team finished in twelfth at the conclusion of the season due to subpar performances in Ice Hockey and the Sand Mogul Race.

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Team MembersEdit

Mo, Momo, Momomo, Momomomo are the original members of Team Momo.

Mimo joined the team in 2017 and since then stayed as reserve member.

Momomomo became team captain in 2019.

2016 Team 2017 Team 2018 Team 2019 Team
Mo Mo Mo Mo
Momo Momo Momo Momo
Momomo Momomo Momomo** Momomo
Momomomo Momomomo* Momomomo*** Momomomo  Captain
Mimo Mimo Mimo

* Momomomo had an injury in his first appearance at the 2017 Marblelympics and was ruled out of the team for the remainder of the 2017 season.

** Momomo suffered altitude sickness in the Bobsleigh event and was ruled out of the team for the remainder of the 2018 season.

*** Momomomo suffered a concussion in the Bobsleigh event and was ruled out of the team for the remainder of the 2018 season.


Color Meaning
Team Member
Reserve Member
Injured


CoachesEdit

Coach From To Events G S B Tot. Honours
Momomomomo 25 February 2019[1] present 4 0 0 0 0

Note: Events include every kind of events (friendlies, other tournaments, ...).

MarbleLympics 2016 Edit

Event Participant Final Result Place Points Overall Standing
Balancing All 307 cm 3rd 5 3rd
Relay Race All 24.17 sec. 11th 0 7th
Collision All Consolation Round Loss 4th 4 5th
Sand Rally Momomomo 0.58.25 5th 3 6th
Long Jump Mo 97.3 cm 3rd 5 5th
Water Race Momomo 1:21.39 10th 0 6th
High Jump Momomomo 52 cm 3rd 5 5th
10 Meter Sprint Momo 5.525 sec. 16th 0 5th
Team Pursuit All 27.63 sec. 16th 0 6th
Precision Slalom All 42 pts 1st 10 3rd
Quartet Diving All 34.70 pts 6th 2 4th
Hurdles Momo 5.78 sec. 4th 4 4th

MarbleLympics 2017 Edit

Team Momo pre-qualified for Marble League 2017.

Main Tournament Edit

Event Participant Final Result Place Points Overall Standing
Funnel Race Momomo 1:24.55 5th 11 5th
Long Jump Mo 65.5 cm 16th 0 12th
Fidget Spinner Collision All INJURED 16th 0 13th
5-meter Sprint Momo 7.22 sec. 7th 9 13th
Hurdles Momomo 9.22 sec. 6th 10 13th
Relay Run All 11.89 sec. 2nd 20 10th
Block Pushing All 69.9 cm 2nd 20 6th
High Jump Mimo 37.5 cm 3rd 15 5th
Steeplechase All 43.42 sec. 9th 7 4th
Archery All 31 pts 14th 2 6th
Underwater Race Mo 13.86 sec. 6th 10 6th
Sand Rally Momo 1:28.67 14th 2 9th

MarbleLympics 2018 Edit

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Team Momo logo in 2018

QualifiersEdit

Team Momo competed in Group B.

Event Participant Final Result Placing Points Overall Standing
Curling All First Round Loss 7th 2 7th
Snow Race Momo 23.04 sec. 2nd 7 4th
5 Meter Ice Dash Mo 4.90 sec. 1st 8 1st
Halfpipe All 36.73 sec. 6th 3 3rd

Main Tournament Edit

After picking up multiple injuries, Team Momo merged with Team Primary to form Team Momary.

Team Event Participant Final Result Place Points Overall Standing
Team Momo 5 Meter Ice Dash Mo 5.14 sec. 13th 3 13th
Ski Jump Momomo 112.8 cm 13th 3 16th
Halfpipe All 27.40 sec. 9th 7 15th
Bobsled All 15.06 sec. 12th 4 15th
Team Momary Speed Skating Mimo 32.43 sec. 15th 1 15th
Team Pursuit All 32.20 sec. 8th 8 16th
Snow Rally Momo 45.86 sec. 1st 25 12th
Snowboard Cross Mary 53.90 sec. 13th 3 12th
Curling All Runners Up 2nd 20 10th
Biathlon All 24.16 sec. 9th 7 11th
Ice Hockey All Quarterfinal Loss 8th 8 12th
Sand Mogul Race Mo 6.75 sec. 15th 1 12th

MarbleLympics 2019 Edit

Team Momo Logo

Team Momo original logo for the 2019 season, designed by Hersh.

QualifiersEdit

Team Momo failed to qualify for MarbleLympics 2019.

Event Participant Final Result Placing Points Overall Standing
Funnel Race Momomomo (C) 1:13.05 8th 11 8th
Block Pushing All 97.5 cm 13th 6 12th
Relay Race All 10.52 sec. 11th 8 13th
Underwater Race Mo 30.00 sec. 16th 3 14th

Marble League Showdown 2019 Edit

Team Momo qualified for the Marble League 2020 Qualifiers.

Event Participant Final Result Placing Points Overall Standing
Sand Rally Momomomo 2:14.78 4th 9 4th
Collision All Quarterfinal Loss 7th 5 5th
Funnel Race Mo 1:19.56 11th 1 9th
Balancing All 346 cm 4th 9 6th


Marbula One 2019/20Edit

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Team Momo will be taking part in Marbula One 2019/20. Their team will consist of:

ResultsEdit

Marble League ResultsEdit

Year Events Medals Result Points
G S B Tot.
2016 12 1 0 3 4 4th 38
2017 12 0 2 1 3 9th 106
2018 4 0 0 0 0 WD[2]
2019 Did not qualify

Marble League Showdown ResultsEdit

Year Events Medals Result Points
G S B Tot.
2019 4 0 0 0 0 6th 24

Team Members' Individual ScoresEdit

Momember Competed in Individual events

participated in

Medals Won Total Individual Points
Mo Marble League 2016
Marble League 2017
Marble League 2018
Long Jump (2016)
Long Jump (2017)
Underwater Race (2017)
5 Meter Ice Dash (2018)
0 gold medals
0 silver medals
1 bronze medal
18 pts
Momo Marble League 2016
Marble League 2017
Marble League 2018
Hurdles (2016)
5 Meter Sprint (2017)
Sand Race (2017)
Snow Rally (2018)
1 gold medal
0 silver medals
0 bronze medals
40 pts
Momomo Marble League 2016
Marble League 2017
Marble League 2018
Funnel Spinning (2017)
Hurdles (2017)
Ski Jump (2018)
0 gold medals
0 silver medals
0 bronze medals
26 pts
Momomomo Marble League 2016
Marble League 2017
Marble League 2018
Sand Rally (2016)
High Jump (2016)
0 gold medals
0 silver medals
0 bronze medals
8 pts
Mimo Marble League 2016
Marble League 2017
Marble League 2018
High Jump (2017)
Speed Skating (2018)
0 gold medals
1 silver medals
0 bronze medal
21 pts

Italics - As reserve member, Bold - Team Momary, Bold & Italics - Injury

Trivia Edit

  • With three injuries total, Team Momo currently has the most injuries out of any team in the Marble League.
  • Through the team denies doing this, Team Momo's momembers typically add "mo" onto words when they speak.
  • Team Momo was the first team in MarbleLympics history to have an alternate, on account of Momomomo's injury in the 2017 season.
  • Team Momo is also the first team to merge with another team, forming Team Momary with Team Primary due to Momomo and Momomomo's injuries in the 2018 season.
  • The naming of Team Momo actually has an alternate origin: from the Italian automobile part brand MOMO, whose products are commonly used by various automobile companies such as Ferrari.
  • Despite numerous allegations, Team Momo and the Midnight Wisps do not have a rivalry because of Momomomo's injury against the two teams in the Fidget Spinner Collision. In fact, the Midnight Wisps gave a generous sum of donation to help cover Momomomo's medical bills.
  • Team Momo faced backlash over its original logo by fans who thought that it resembled a smelly green trash bag. The team finally moved away from the logo in 2019.

References Edit

  1. https://www.reddit.com/r/Marblelympics/comments/auljr9/captains_voting_results/
  2. After the 4th event Team Momo merged with Team Primary to become Team Momary. They finished the MarbleLympics under that name
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