Olympic silver and gold medals are at least 92.5% silver, with the gold medals plated with at least 6 grams of pure gold. Bronze medals are made from copper-tin alloys. Recent medals have weighed 200 to nearly 600 grams.
Gold and silver medals are worth approximately $800 and $500, respectively. Bronze medals are worth around $3. Other than the medals, the IOC does not distribute prize money.
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