An Olympic medal is awarded to successful competitors at one of the Olympic
Games. ... since the first Olympic Games in 1896, particularly in size and weight.
... However, gold medals were not award...
Feb 13, 2014 ... ... really cost $50 billion, shelling out a few million for pure gold medals would
have been a write-off. ... The Sochi gold medal weighs a total of 531 grams,
which is about the same weight as your standard plastic bottle of water.
Jul 26, 2012 ... The International Olympic Committee stipulates that each gold medal ... The gold
and silver medals weigh 412 grams (0.9 pounds) and the ...
Aug 2, 2012 ... For the current 2012 Olympics in London, the medals are the largest of ... 7 mm
thick, with a diameter of 85 mm and, as mentioned, weigh 400g.
Feb 10, 2014 ... The Sochi silver medals weigh in with 525 grams of silver and a melt value of just
under $325. The Sochi bronze medals are created out of ...
Feb 11, 2014 ... These obviously aren't Olympic medals. Image: Rhett Allain. In some news item, it
was pointed out that an Olympic gold medal is made with ...
May 31, 2012 ... Along with some fundamental design characteristics the composition, size and
weight of Olympic medals are also subject to IOC specifications ...
Aug 1, 2012 ... (CBS News) The medals handed out at the London 2012 Summer Olympics are
largest ever in both size and weight. They are more than twice ...
Feb 18, 2014 ... Here are some details about the tradition of awarding medals in Olympic history,
as well as the lowdown on the gold, silver and bronze medals ...
Previously, the largest summer Olympic medals were from 1992 when Barcelona,
Spain hosted the event. The Spain medals had a weight of 231g, were nearly ...