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The gold, silver and bronze medals of the 1964 Olympic Winter Games (Olympic Museum). A gold medal is a medal awarded for highest achievement in a non- military field. Its name .... "Interesting Olympic Facts". Retrieved December 12, 2013.

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Aug 24, 2017 ... As it is said, it is every athletes dream to win an Olympic medal, how many of us are aware of the facts that go into making medals? With 10 ...

www.rd.com/culture/olympic-medals-facts

Which nation has the highest Olympic medal count, the secret meaning of gold, silver and bronze, how you could win a medal for epic poetry, and more.

www.murderousmaths.co.uk/olympics.htm

Olympic gold medals are actually 92.5% silver! They have a thin covering of 6 grams of gold. Although the medals have to be at least 3mm thick and 60mm wide, ...

coinweek.com/education/infographics/infographic-17-interesting-facts-olympic-gold-medals

Jul 29, 2016 ... So with the Rio Olympics starting in just a few short weeks, we decided to do a little bit of research on the gold medal. We hope that you enjoy ...

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Oct 20, 2016 ... The country of Phelpsdeckia - joining the forces of the families Phelps and Ledecky - would have nine gold medals, tied for fourth on the medal ...

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Oct 20, 2016 ... Since 2004, when Phelps won his first Olympic race, only 12 countries have won more golds. Thus, Phelps is No. 13 on the gold-medal list ...

www.topendsports.com/events/summer/traditions/medals.htm

The last Olympic gold medals that were made entirely out of gold were awarded in 1912. Today's 'gold' medals are actually made of sterling silver and covered ...

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Jul 24, 2012 ... Abebe, who hailed from Ethiopia, won the gold medal for the marathon in the 1960 Rome Olympics. He was the first African to win a gold, and ...