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Gold, Silver and Bronze are used to create the olympic medals.

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The three metals used in making the olympic medals?

consruction metal domes


Why is gold mixed with other metals for the olympic medals?

Pure gold is too soft, even to be used for medals.


What metals are used for Olympic medals?

1st place: gold, 2nd place: silver, 3rd place: bronze


Odd one out in gold silver bronze and iron and why?

Iron - the rest are metals used in olympic medals.


What are the different types of medals?

Different metals are Platinum. Gold. Silver, or silver-gilt, which is in fact used for Olympic β€œgold medals” Bronze. Pewter. Copper. Tin. Iron.


What gem is used in 2008 olympic medals?

Jade


Which metals is used to make summer olympic medals?

Olympic gold medals are not pure gold. Instead, they are made up of 92 percent silver, then plated with six grams of gold. Olympic silver medals are also not made out of pure silver. This is because pure silver is too soft for production. Instead, sterling silver, which is a mixture of 92.5 percent silver and 7.5 percent copper, is used. Pure bronze isn't used in the olympic bronze medals as its color is too similar to gold and could lead to confusion over which medal to present to the athlete. Copper is used in its place.


Which nation is angry that they didn't earn as many Olympic medals as they used to?

That would be Russia.


What are the 2008 Olympic medals made of?

The 2008 Beijing Olympic Medals are made of Gold, Silver, Bronze and Jade. I attached a link with the official website of the games. The IOC has strict stipulation on the Olympic medals' material, identification, weight, size and drawing. The medals for the champion and the runner-up are made of pure silver, and the champion's medal must be plated with gold weighing not less than six grams each. For the first time jade is used for the Olympic medals. along with the link below... here is the web address. http://en.beijing2008.cn/67/83/article214028367.shtml


Is bronze used for jewelry?

It was much more popular thousands of years ago for jewelry, but bronze jewelry is now mostly medals, like Olympic medals and such. Gold jewelry is sometimes strengthened with bronze.


What year was the last real gold medal made for the Olympics?

The Olympic medals to be made of solid gold were awarded at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden. The onset of WWI and WWII sharply decreased the amount of gold used. At present, Olympic gold medals must be at least 92.5% silver and contain a minimum of 6 grams of gold.


How is olympic medals table worked out?

As quoted from wikipedia The convention used by the IOC is to sort by the number of gold medals the athletes from a country have earned. In the event of a tie in the number of gold medals, the number of silver medals is taken into consideration, and then the number of bronze medals. If two countries have an equal number of gold, silver, and bronze medals, they are ordered in the table alphabetically by their IOC country code.

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