London 2012 Reveals The Medals

Bigger, wider, heavier — that could be the motto for the medals at the 2012 London Olympics

Source: HERE


  • Measuring 85 millimeters (3.35 inches) in diameter and weighing 375-400 grams (13-14 ounces), London’s medals will be the largest ever awarded at a Summer Games.
  • They dwarf the 70 millimeter (2.76 inch) medals handed out in Beijing four years ago, but don’t quite outsize the prizes given at  the Vancouver Winter Games last year: those medals were 100 millimeters (3.94 inches) wide.
  • The front of the medals features Nike, the Greek goddess of victory.On the back is a complex image containing five symbolic elements, including an interpretation of the London 2012 logo and the River Thames. A distinctive grid represents radiating energy, while the background is concave to suggest an amphitheater.
  • 2,100 medals to be handed out at the London Games in 302 ceremonies.
  • The ore for the medals will be mined at two sites, one near Salt Lake City and the other in Mongolia.
  • The medals were designed by British artist David Watkins

Source: Times Live

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