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What is the history of the medal?

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The medal is given to the winner of various competitions. It is usually made of metal, and the medals for sports competitions are generally gold, silver, and bronze medals, with first, second, and third placings. Medals aren't always present. The winner of the prize in the earliest sporting events is a Guizhi with olive branches woven or a "crown." Furthermore, what is the origin of medals?


At the Olympic Games, Asian Games, and World Championships, each individual was awarded the competition's gold, silver, and bronze medals. However, long ago, sports contests were rewarded, but it is now woven with olive laurel branches in a circle, the "crown." The gold medalist in the triple jump won the project in 1465 at a meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, for a recreation area. Perhaps for the first time, the victor will not be awarded a "crown." Such a "crown" was given to the first Olympic Games winner in 1895. Click here to view our High Quality Award Medal Gift Box Honor Medal 

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The IOC Executive Board formally decided to award the Olympic gold medal winner, silver medal winner, and bronze medal winner in 1907 at a meeting held in the Hague, Netherlands. This decision was put into effect at the 4th Olympic Games held in London.


Since the 8th Olympic Games in Paris in 1924, the International Olympic Committee has also decided the following: In addition to receiving medals, winners were also given certificates (certificates) at the same time.

Additionally, the decision made specific provisions for gold, silver, and bronze medals. Medals for the first, second, and third places must be at least 60 mm in diameter and 3 mm thick. Wherein the first prize (gold) and prize (silver) medal production has a purity (silver content) of at least 92.5% and prize medals' surfaces have at least 6 grams of gold plating. These rules from the Olympic Games in Amsterdam in 1928 are still in effect today.


The identification of the material, weight, size, pattern, and other details for IOC Olympic medals is subject to strict regulations. Olympic champion and silver medal runner-up, coated with a winner's medal but also no less than six grams of pure gold. Every Olympic medal was not a breakthrough in material utilization; the Beijing Olympic Games medal is an innovative application of jade inlay. This design not only complies with the International Olympic Committee's necessary standards, but it also exhibits the noble qualities of "Jade," represents "golden jade" in traditional Chinese culture and embodies the Chinese people's adoration of the Olympic spirit and respect for athletes. To compliment. White jade will be used for gold medals, pure white jade for silver medals, and sapphire for bronze medals in the Beijing Olympics.


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