The Olympic medals are designed especially for each individual Olympic Games by the host city's organizing committee. Each medal must be at least three millimeters thick and 60 millimeters in diameter. Also, the gold and silver Olympic medals must be made out of 92.5 percent silver, with the gold medal covered in six grams of gold.
The 2014 Olympic silver medal is slightly heavier compared to the gold medal. It has 525 grams of silver with a 960 hallmark.
There was no Summer Olympic Games in 2006. Argentina defeated Italy, 84-69, to win the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens.
The gold medal in Ladies Singles in the 2006 Winter Olympics was won by Shizuka Arakawa of Japan.
There is very little gold in an Olympic gold medal, but since the medal is redesigned each time the Olympics are held, the amount can change a bit. The gold medals for the 2014 Winter Olympics contained 6 grams of gold. The medals weigh 531 grams each.
Men: Sweden Women: Canada
In the Vancouver Olympic Games (2010), Hannah Teter won 1 medal, the gold medal in halfpipe. In 2006 Turin Olympic games, Teter won the gold medal in halfpipe.
The Olympic gold medal is plated with six grams of pure gold. The medal is mostly silver (92.5%).
Argentina won the 2004 olympic gold medal.
A round medal with an Olympic logo on it.
No not really the gold medal has 92.5% silver
Nigeria won her first Olympic gold medal in 1876
An Olympic Gold medal is worth 25,000 U.S. Dollars
According to the official Olympics website the London 2012 Olympic medals weigh 375-400g, are 85mm in diameter and 7mm thick. The gold medal is made up of 92.5% silver and 1.34% gold, with the remainder copper (a minimum of 6g of gold).
I believe they're around 0.25 kg, of which only 0.006 kg is actually gold.
The gold medal is 1.34% gold and 92.5% silver.
There are hundreds of Olympic gold medal winners alive as of 2013.
medals weigh between 375-400grams and have a diameter of 85mm and are 7mm thick
1%. Believe it or not, an Olympic gold medal is only 1.34% gold. It's actually mostly made of silver.
The Olympic gold medal is awarded for coming first in an Olympic event. It looks like a small golden circle.
The gold medal is 92.5% silver plated with 6 grammes of gold.
You can have 99.999% pure gold, but the gold medal is gold plated over silver.