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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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All Olympic medals must be at least __________ in diameter and 3mm thick. Fill in this blank.

60mm
70mm
80mm
90mm

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Minting the medals is the responsibility of the Olympic host.

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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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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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Starting which Olympic game, the Organising Committee of the host city has been given the freedom of the design of the reverse of medal, with the IOC giving final approval.

1896
1936
1948
1972

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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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