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Q: What kind of medals did first place winners receive in the first Olympic games?
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What kind of prizes do the Olympians get?

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.

What did the winners receive in the olympic games?

If You Mean The ANCIENT Olympic Games (First Held In 776 B.C.), The First Place Winners Received A Wreath Of Olive Branches, To Be Placed On Their Head. The Winner And Two Runner-Ups Received A Palm Branch With Red Ribbons Tied To It. If You Mean The Current Olympic Games, Well Obviously They Receive First (Gold), Second (Silver), And Bronze Medals.

How many olympic medals are there?

There are 3; gold, silver, and bronze medals are for first, second and third place winners in each category.

What prizes did olympic winners receive?

In modern Olympic, the first-places winners got gold medal ,the second-places winners got silver medal and the third-places winners got bronce medal. In ancient Olympic, the winner got olive branches.

What do participants who achieve 4th to 8th in the Olympics receive?

The athletes in the first eight places in each Olympic event receive a diploma and public recognition. Only the first three receive medals.

Why do medals get given out in the ancient Olympic games?

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.

What prizes are awarded at the Olympics?

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.

What are gold and silver?

Gold, Silver and Bronze are medals given to the winners of the first, second and third places, respectively, in the Olympic tournaments. They are named after their respective metals.

What are gold silver and bronze?

Gold, Silver and Bronze are medals given to the winners of the first, second and third places, respectively, in the Olympic tournaments. They are named after their respective metals.

When did the Olympics start giving gold medales?

The Olympics started giving out gold medals in 1904 to first-place winners. When the Olympics began in 1896, the awards given to first-place winners were silver medals and those in second place received bronze medals. In the next Olympics of 1900, winners got trophies instead of medals.

What did the winners of the first olympic games win?

The first winners got olive wreaths or a crown

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Who was the first 'Tarzan' actor to win two Olympic gold medals?

Johnny Weissmuller was the first speaking Tarzan and won 5 Olympic gold medals 1924-28. Hope this helps.

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