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An Olympic medal was first awarded in which year ?

1896
1900
1904
1908

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They are awarded in the first olympic games at Greece in 1896

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In which Olympic Games medals, Cassioli's design was on one side while a custom design by the host city on the reverse ?

1896-2000
1896-2008
1972-2000
1972-2008

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Cassioli's design showed a Roman amphitheatre for what was originally a Greek games.

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In Olympic Gold Medals, what is the minimum silver mix ?

73.00%
82.50%
87%
92.50%

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Olympic Gold medals are required to be made from at least 92.5% silver, and must contain a minimum of 6 grams of gold.

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Olympic medal design Trionfo was designed by which country sculptor ?

France
Italy
USA
Australia

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Italian sculptor Giuseppe Cassioli named his Olympic medal design Trionfo. First used in 1928, the design was used for many successive Summer Olympic Games

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In which year, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) launched a competition for sculptors to design the medals for the Summer Olympic Games ?

1923
1945
1977
1991

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Giuseppe Cassioli's Trionfo design was chosen as the winner in 1928

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In which Olympic Games, mythological twins Castor and Pollux were first featured on the Medals ?

1938
1962
1972
1988

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The 1972 design was created by Gerhard Marcks, an artist from the Bauhaus, and features mythological twins Castor and Pollux. Since then the Organising Committee of the host city has been given the freedom of the design of the reverse, with the IOC giving final approval.

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Who designed the Olympic Medals for 2012 games ?

David Watkins
Elena Votsi
Wojciech Pietranik
Xiao Yong

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Who designed the Olympic Medals for 2008 games ?

David Watkins
Elena Votsi
Wojciech Pietranik
Xiao Yong

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All Olympic medals must be at least 60mm in diameter and _____ thick. Fill in this blank.

3mm
4mm
5mm
6mm

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What is on the obverse side of modern Onlympic medals ?

Updated interpretation of Trionfo
Nike with Panathinaiko Stadium
An athlete helping another to stand
An athlete receiving a laurel crown from two female figures

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