How much are the Olympic medals?

Answer The costs to produce the 258 medals that were given out in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics totaled $1,147,466. A majority of this amount, $1,062,510, was spent on producing the silver medals, wh... Read More »

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Who is the only javelin thrower in Olympic history to win three gold medals& four total medals?

Jan Zelezny is the only javelin thrower to win three gold medals and four total medals. The Czech Republic athlete took silver at the Seoul games in 1988, and gold in Barcelona in 1992, Atlanta in ... Read More »

Are Olympic medals solid?

Olympic metals are solid pieces of metal. The gold metal is not solid gold, however. It is solid silver covered in a plating of 24 karat gold. The amount of the coating amounts to about 6g.Referenc... Read More »

Who designed the Olympic medals?

For every Olympics, the medals are created and crafted by different artisans of the host country. The Vancouver 2010 Olympic medals were created by artist Corrine Hunt and architect Omer Arbel.Refe... Read More »

Who has won the most Olympic medals for the USA?

Swimmer Michael Phelps has won the most medals in U.S. Olympic History. Phelps won a total of 16 medals in two Olympics: six golds and two bronzes in 2004 and an Olympic-record eight golds in 2008.... Read More »