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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.

Gold medal - Wikipedia


Hence medals were not awarded at the ancient Olympic Games. ... The last series of Olympic medals to be made of solid gold ...

How much are the Rio Olympic gold medals worth? - CNN.com


Jul 31, 2016 ... The melted gold and silver of a gold medal is worth about $587 in current market prices. The last time Olympic medals were made of pure gold ...

Mystery solved: What are the Olympic medals made of?


Aug 20, 2016 ... All that work and struggle, and at the end of the road is a gold medal ... Gold medals that were made for the Olympics aren't actually gold.

What Are Olympic Medals Made Of? - Chemistry - About.com


Do you ever wonder if the Olympic gold medals really gold? Here's the metal composition of Olympic medals and how it's changed over time.

What the Olympic medals are actually made of - The Sun


Aug 15, 2016 ... WINNING gold at the Olympics may seem like the ultimate prize – but the medal itself is actually worth significantly less than you might think.

Here's What Olympic Gold Medals Are Actually Made Of | The ...


Aug 11, 2016 ... Gymnastics champion Simone Biles poses for photographs with her gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Olympic Medals: The Real Gold, Silver & Bronze ... - BullionVault


Jul 27, 2016 ... Analysis of Olympic gold, silver & bronze medal weights and real bullion ... medals also made them the heaviest-ever summer Olympic medals ...

Olympics 2016: Everything You Need to Know About Gold Medals ...


Aug 12, 2016 ... It's an old method of testing whether a metal is pure, but science doesn't necessarily back the trend. Olympic gold medals haven't been made of ...

Rio Olympics gold medals are made from SILVER and recycled from ...


Aug 16, 2016 ... The last time Olympic medals were made of pure gold was at the 1912 ... The silver used in the Rio gold medals has been recycled from mirrors ...