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Yes they were. The last Olympic gold medals that were made entirely out of gold were awarded in 1912 in Stockholm. They are currently plated gold

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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Are gold olympic medals real gold?

Gold Olympic medals are real gold, but they are not all gold. They are usually just coated with gold. The rest of the medal is usually silver. There are standards as to how much gold is actually on the gold medals.


Are the gold medals in the Olympics real gold?

Nope. They are Silver (.925 and higher) Gilded with 6 grams pure Gold. "Gold Medals" are only about 1% Gold. Real (solid) gold medals were only awarded 3 times; the Olympics of the years 1904, 1908, 1912.


How many gold medals has china ever won?

They have won 163 gold medals at the Summer Olympics, 9 gold medals at the Winter Olympics, and 172 gold medals total.


Are Olympic gold medals real gold?

no, they are silver with a gold coating. :)


How many gold medals has the US ever won?

they have on two medals


Are olympic gold medals real?

No they are silver with gold plating


How many gold medals has Nigeria ever won in Olympic?

23 medals


What sport did Georgina and Caroline Ever Swindells win gold medals in?

they one the gold medals in the swimming i think


Who has won the most gold medals ever?

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How many medals are given in olympic games?

Summer ( Every medal ever given out)Gold Medals: 4505Silver Medals: 4473Bronze Medals: 4774Total Summer Medals: 13752Winter ( Every medal ever given out)Gold Medals: 860Silver Medals: 860Bronze Medals: 849Total Winter Medals: 2569Total of all medals: 16321


How many medals has nigeria won ever?

yes they won 2 gold medals


Are the olympic medals real gold?

No. The last olympic medal that was real gold was awarded in 1912. Now, silver medals are silver and gold medals are made of just about 93% silver. However, the gold medal needs to be plated or coated with at least 6 grams of real gold based on Standards.

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