Are Olympic gold medals real gold?
no, they are silver with a gold coating. :)
Gold Olympic medals are real gold, but they are not all gold. They are usually just coated with gold. The rest of the medal is usually silver. There are standards as to how much gold is actually on the gold medals.
No they are silver with gold plating
No. The last olympic medal that was real gold was awarded in 1912. Now, silver medals are silver and gold medals are made of just about 93% silver. However, the gold medal needs to be plated or coated with at least 6 grams of real gold based on Standards.
Yes - they are real gold, silver and bronze. The gold is silver with a coating of gold on it.
No. Olympic gold medals are gold-plated.
Yes they were. The last Olympic gold medals that were made entirely out of gold were awarded in 1912 in Stockholm. They are currently plated gold
92.6 % is silver plate and then the rest is covered in gold
real gold medals
The last pure gold medals were awarded in 1912. Now they are made of 92.5% Silver and coated with at least 6 grams of gold.
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51 gold medals
No, the Olympic medals are made of actual gold, silver and bronze.
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.
The last real Olympic gold medal was awarded in 1912. Today gold medals are silver plated with gold.
302 events at the 2008 Olympic = 302 Gold Medals
North Korea has won 10 olympic gold medals.
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, Great Britain has won 188 gold medals in Summer Olympic competition and 8 gold medals in Winter Olympic competition.
Ian Thorpe has won 5 Olympic gold medals.
Michael Phelpes has won 14 olympic gold medals.
Gold, Silver and Bronze are used to create the olympic medals. It's gold that is why it is shiny so he answer is gold
China has 35 Gold Medals
Are the gold medals in the Olympics real
Norway is the country that has won the most number of Winter Olympic gold medals. Norway has a cumulative total of 118 gold medals.
2004 = 6 gold medals and 2 bronze medals 20008 = 8 medals all gold 2012= 4 Gold Medals + 2 Silver Medals 22 Total Olympic Medals 18 Gold Medals Highest number of Olympic Medals ever for any athlete
she has won 3 gold medals and i went to the olympic games in 2008
Canoeist Ian Ferguson had won 4 Olympic gold medals.
The Netherlands won 4 gold medals in the Olympic Games.
They are gold plated
Japan won the most Olympic gold medals, with a total of 58 medals by the end of the 2004 Games.
Olympic Games: 3 gold medals Commonwealth games: 2 gold medals
As of the 2008 Games, that would be the former Soviet Union with 473 Olympic gold medals won (395 Summer Olympic gold, 78 Winter Olympic gold).
Michael Phelps is the man with the biggest number of Olympic medals he has 22 medals and 18 from them are gold medals and that fact makes him also the man with the biggest number of gold medals he also won the biggest number of medals in one Olympics in Athens in 2004 when he won 8 Olympic medals and 6 of them are gold and the 2 others are bronze that fact makes him… Read More
China with 51 gold medals.
14 medals are awarded in olympic gymnastics
Michael Phelps has the most Olympic Gold medals as of January 2015. He has 22 medals total, 18 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze. 11 of his gold medals are from individual events.
Nadia Comaneci was 14 when she won three olympic gold medals.
Gold and silver medals are 92.5% silver. Gold medals must be plated with at least 6 grams of gold.
Michael Phelps of the US has the most olympic gold medals (14 total in 2004 and 2008) and the most medals by a male athlete (16 including his 2 bronze medals).
Michael Phelps has won 14 gold medals.
Michael Phelps with 8 gold medals
19 gold medals
2 Olympic Gold medals.
51 gold medals
India 8 Gold Medals
Michael Phelps with 14 gold medals.
They won 46 gold medals.
9 gold medals- 37 medals in all
Venus Williams won four Olympic gold medals.
Kristin Otto (6 Gold medals in a single Olympic).
At the 2012 Olympics in London, Mexico won 1 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals. As of the 2008 Games, Mexico had won 12 gold, 18 silver and 24 bronze medals, for a total of 54 Olympic medals. In total, they have 13 gold, 21 silver and 27 bronze medals in Olympic competition. Their total is now 61 Olympic medals.