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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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Awarding bronze third place medals began at which Olymic games ?

1896
1900
1904
1908

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The practice of awarding bronze third place medals began at the 1904 Olympic Games in St. Louis, Missouri, prior to which only first and second places were awarded

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The winners of first Olympic games at athenes in 1896 were awarded by a

Silver Medal
Bronze Medal
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Both Silver & Bronze

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The winners were instead given a silver medal and an olive branch.

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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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For how many years, the Trionfo design was used in Olympic medals ?

30 Years
40 years
50 years
60 years

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The design used for 40 years until the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich became the first Games with a different design for the reverse side of the medal

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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 2008 games ?

David Watkins
Elena Votsi
Wojciech Pietranik
Xiao Yong

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What is the design on the reverse side of 2012 Olympic medals ?

The River Thames and the London Games logo
The River Thames and the London Main Stadium
The River Thames and the National Flag
The Games logo and the National Flag

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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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