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Michael Phelps


Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American competition swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals in three Olympiads. Phelps also holds the all-ti...

How much is an Olympic gold medal actually worth? | For The Win


Feb 13, 2014 ... There's not much gold in a gold medal. ... pure-gold medal for all 98 winners at the Winter Olympics would cost more than $2 million, ... He likes tennis and Bob Dylan more than you do, unless you're a huge tennis or Dylan fan ...

How Much Is an Olympic Gold Medal Worth? - Chemistry - About.com


Here's a look at how much the Olympic gold medal is worth today. ... composition of the Olympic medals is controlled so that the value of modern medals does ...

How Much Would a Real Olympic Gold Medal Cost? | WIRED


Feb 11, 2014 ... Let's get an estimate of the cost of a fully gold Olympic gold medal. ... size and mass of medals for different Olympics years (of course they do).

How Much are Olympic Gold Medals Worth? - Today I Found Out


Aug 2, 2012 ... At the current going rate for gold and silver, this means a gold medal in the ... are 7 mm thick, with a diameter of 85 mm and, as mentioned, weigh 400g. ... This may seem do-able, considering how much money the Olympics ...

How much does an Olympic gold medal weigh - Answers


Every Olympics have their own medal designs and total weight may vary. There are certain requirements involved: each Olympic medal must be at least 68 mm ...

How Much is a 2012 Olympic Gold Medal Worth? - SwimSwam


Jul 17, 2012 ... The medals at the first Olympics where gold medals were given out ... The most common question asked about Braden Keith is "when does he ...

Olympic gold medals are made up mostly of silver - Jul. 18, 2012


Jul 18, 2012 ... But as it turns out, the Olympic gold medal is mostly made of silver. ... Resales are rare, but when they do happen, one can command ...

How much are Olympic medals actually worth? - CBS News


Aug 1, 2012 ... But how much are they actually worth? To the athletes, the ... The gold medal consists of just over 1 percent actual gold. The rest is made up of ...

How much gold is in an Olympic gold medal? - Gold Traders


Did you know that an Olympic gold medal is mostly silver and only gold plated? ... What many people do not realise is the fact that coveted gold medal is more ...

2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.
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London's Olympic Gold Medal Worth The Most In The History Of The ...


Jul 26, 2012 ... Each gold medal is made up of 92.5 percent silver and 1.34 percent gold, ... The International Olympic Committee stipulates that each gold ... Do not post comments that: ... primarily because of the record high prices for gold and silver. ... silver medals weigh 412 grams (0.9 pounds) and the bronze medal ...

A Sochi Olympic Gold Medal is Worth $25,000, But Can Mean a ...


Feb 10, 2014 ... How much is an Olympic gold medal from Sochi, Russia worth? The gold ... of gold. The Sochi silver medals weigh in with 525 grams of silver and a melt value of just under $325. ... (16 votes, average: 3.69 out of 5). Loading.

London 2012 Olympics: Medals that are worth just £3 | Daily Mail ...


Jul 29, 2012 ... Large: The medals on offer to athletes at the Olympics weigh just under a ... Even though Olympic gold medals are no longer made of 100 percent .... Why do so many journalists have such a poor grasp of simple mathematics.