Olympic Medals in Vancouver

Olympic medalists in Vancouver must have strong neck muscles. The medals of the Olympics 2010, which is the toughest ever. They weigh about half a kilo each. They are also large, with a diameter of 10 cm. Total 2.05 km medals-recycled-used gold, silver 1.95 kg and 903 grams bronze.

Every Olympic medal from the 2010 is unique

Each of the 615 Olympic and Paralympic 399 stick is unique. The medals are not flat, but a stirring something.The usual Olympic medals are circular, the medals for the Paralympic Games are slightly squarer. The medals were designed by Canadian Omar Arbel. The design is BE BASED two works by Corinne Hunt: Orca and Raven. Hunt came out as the winner in a competition where dozens of artists took part from Canada. The final design took 402 days to complete.
On each Medal is a detail of artwork Raven or Orca, as eye orca or Raven wing. Orca on Olympic medals, Raven at the Paralympics. On the back is the Olympic Games in the name of English and French. There is also the logo of the Olympic Games in Vancouver and the sport that names the Medal was awarded. On the Paralympic Medal is also information in Braille. The medals are designed after input from Olympic and Paralympic athletes. They are made by the Royal Canadian Mint with produce from the Teck Resources Limited. The currency has been five months in striking medals, from July to november 2009.
Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee is impressed with Olympic medals in Vancouver. “When we were presented with a draft of these medals, we knew immediately that she would speak to the world in a special and inspiring way,” he said at the presentation. “These medals are beautiful. A fitting tribute to the athletes to shine at the Olympics, which will be mainly remembered as the heroes and heroines of the Olympic Winterseplen in Vancouver in 2010. ”
According to the Canadian sports minister, Gary Lunn, the medals reflecting the beauty of the landscape Canades and call them pictures of the sea and the mountains of Vancouver and British Columbia.According to him in the Olympic-size and weight hold on to the strong symbolic function. “For an athlete who wins a medal, symbolizes the enormous achievement, reward for an exceptional effort and incredible commitment.”

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