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# When was the last time that the Olympic Gold Medal was made of solid gold?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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15y ago

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.

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they were last 100% gold in 1912

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The last year was 1912

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2008

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