The names of the events are inscribed before the games, and there are procedures set up when multiple medals are awarded for a single competition. In some cases, this includes duplicates which can be replaced after being awarded. The individual winners will have their names added to their medals at a later date.
14 medals are awarded in olympic gymnastics
In the modern Olympic games, Gold medals are awarded for first-place, Silver medals are awarded for second-place, and Bronze medals are awarded for third-place. Typically the medals are only plated with the respective metals - the cost would otherwise be outrageous. In the ancient Olympic games, the winners received laurel wreaths.
In the ancient Olympics, no medals were awarded. The first-place winner was given an olive branch to wear on his head. The second and third place winners got nothing.
No, usually their countries pay them for winning their medals.
There are scheduled to be 302 medal events at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. That would mean a minimum of 906 medals will be awarded.
962 medals were awarded with the USA earning 104 the highest total of the 204 nations. 302 Gold medals with the USA earning 46 also the highest total. 304 Silver Medals and 356 Bronze medals were also won
They Recieve Medals
Olympic medals are awarded in a ceremony following the completion of each event, immediately following the certification of the results by the judges.
Over 100 medals have been awarded for table tennis at the Olympic Games, so too many to list here.
real gold medals
So far, 796 medals have been won in the 2008 Beijing olympic games
Countries did not compete, individuals did. Nor were medals awarded.
There are scheduled to be 302 events competed in 28 sports. That would make a minimum of 906 medals to be won (I say minimum because if there is a tie for third place in an event, multiple bronze medals are awarded).
There were 302 events and 962 medals awarded including 56 Bronze Medals awarded to both the losers of the Semi Final events
Here in Britain the answer is no
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals.
4 they where all awarded in the 2000 olympic games, Australia
Winners of the Olympic games receive medals when they win an event. The first place winners always receive gold medals. The second place person or team will receive silver medals.
29 gold medals have been awarded in Olympic field hockey, 21 in the men's competition and 8 in the women's competition. 24 gold medals have been awarded in Olympic ice hockey, 21 in the men's competition and 3 in the women's competition.
Two silver medals are awarded and no bronze medal is awarded.