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How much gold is there in an Olympic gold medal?

Each gold medal is made up of 92.5 percent silver and 1.34 percent gold, with the remainder copper. The International Olympic Committee stipulates that each gold medal must have six grams of gold (as well as 92.5 percent silver). The "podium value" of the London gold medal is worth approximately ( Full Answer )

Who has the most olympic gold medals?

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).

What is the value of a 1912 Olympic gold medal?

As of February 10, 2014, the value of a 1912 Olympic Gold Medal (which was solid gold and the last time the Olympics distributed solid gold medals) is \$984.24... The Gold Medal from the 1912 Olympics held in Stockholm, Sweden weighed in at approximately 24 grams of pure gold. At Auction of course it ( Full Answer )

How much gold is in an Olympic gold medal?

The "podium value" of the London 2012 gold medal is worthapproximately \$708, according to the World Gold Council, the marketdevelopment organization of the gold industry. It is the highest value of any gold medal in the history of themodern games, primarily because of the record high prices for gol ( Full Answer )

What is the value of an Olympic gold medal?

According to the Olympic Charter, the gold and silver medals musteach be made of at least 92.5 percent pure silver and the goldmedal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold. The price of gold changes daily. Assuming there's six grams of goldin each medal, at 31.1 grams per troy ounce, that i ( Full Answer )

Olympic gold medal value?

the person who wins gold gets 25.000 in the us but the gold medal is worth about 644usd

How much gold is in a olympic gold medal?

There is very little gold in an Olympic gold medal, but since themedal is redesigned each time the Olympics are held, the amount canchange a bit. The gold medals for the 2014 Winter Olympicscontained 6 grams of gold. The medals weigh 531 grams each.

What are todays Olympic gold medals made out of?

The Olympic medals are designed especially for each individual Olympic Games by the host city's organizing committee. Each medal must be at least three millimeters thick and 60 millimeters in diameter. Also, the gold and silver Olympic medals must be made out of 92.5 percent silver, with the gold me ( Full Answer )

Who has won the most Gold medals in the Olympics?

Michael Phelps won the most olympic gold medals. He has won 18gold, 2 silver, and 2 bronze. They were all in swimming.

What must be the composition of the olympic gold medal be?

The medals shall be at least 60mm in diameter and 3mm thick. The medals for first and second places shall be of silver of at least 925-1000 grade; the medal for first place shall be gilded with at least 6g of pure gold. OLYMPIC CHARTER ? FULL TEXT http://multimedia.olympic.org/pdf/en_report_122.pdf ( Full Answer )

Are olympic gold medals made of gold?

No, because gold is soft and malleable to be moulded into the shape of a medal anyway. Therefore many other elements are added to the mixture. Also it would be too expensive for them to be made of real gold. . Gold medal is made from: 92.5% silver 6.16% copper 1.34% gold Silver medal is made from: ( Full Answer )

How many gold medals are there in the Olympics?

In the 2004 olympics, ther were 921 total medals given. One third of that is 307, which should represent gold, but there could have been some ties and that could make that number off a little.

Are the olympic gold medals real gold or not?

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.

What is the value of a Olympic Bronze medal?

The value of a 1212 bronze medal is \$ 4 75 or 3 UK pounds

Are Olympic gold medals solid gold?

The medals shall be at least 60mm in diameter and 3mm thick. The medals for first and second places shall be of silver of at least 925-1000 grade; the medal for first place shall be gilded with at least 6g of pure gold.? Sort of, Only a little part of the gold medals are medal. The 2012 Had th ( Full Answer )

What are the dimensions of an olympic gold medal?

Dimensions may vary from year to year but the medals must be at least 60mm in diameter and 3mm thick.

What is the value of a silver olympic medal?

I don't think you can put a value on it. How can you put a value on being the 2nd best person at that sport at that moment.

What is the value of an olympic silver medal?

At 2010 pricing the Olympic Silver medal is surprisingly worth more than that of an Olympic Gold at an astounding \$1200.00 a pop.

Are the olympic medals real gold?

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.

Who won 9 gold medals in the Olympics?

Only 5 people have done that. They include: Michael Phelps Larissa Latynina Mark Spitz Carl Lewis Paavo Nurmi

How much is a 1912 Olympic Gold medal worth?

\$13122.32 US Dollars at todays market price of \$1623.60 if it weighed 250 grams like the medals do today. Steve Looser

In the Olympics are the gold medals really gold?

Not really. Though they were solid gold until 1912, after which they were made of gilded silver, though nowadays plated silver. However, every gold medal must contain at least 6 grams of pure gold.. (Source: http://en.beijing2008.cn/67/83/article214028367.shtml)

Is the gold medal of the Olympics real or fake?

its solid siver & coated with 1/5 ounce of gold

Weight of olympic gold medal?

According to the official Olympics website the London 2012 Olympic medals weigh 375-400g, are 85mm in diameter and 7mm thick. The gold medal is made up of 92.5% silver and 1.34% gold, with the remainder copper (a minimum of 6g of gold).

What is a olympic gold medal worth?

According to the Olympic Charter, the gold and silver medals must each be made of at least 92.5 percent pure silver and the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold. The price of gold changes daily. Assuming there's six grams of gold in each medal, each one would be worth about \$ ( Full Answer )

Gold medals in an Olympics?

If a person comes in 3d place the person gets a bronze medal,if the person gets in second the person will get a silver medal, if the person comes in first place theperson will get a gold medal

What is the weight of the 2008 Olympic gold medal?

The medals are not solid gold. They are actually silver gilded with no less than 6 grams of pure gold.. The weight of the medal is actually 250 grams.

How many carats is the Olympic gold medal?

Total weight = 250 grams or 1250 carats Actual gold weight = 6 grams or 30 carats That's carats weight as in weighing gemstones. But if you mean how many carats as in 24 carat gold or 18 carat gold. Then the Olympic gold medal is 220 grams or 1100 carats of pure silver Coated with 6 gra ( Full Answer )

How heavy is an Olympic Gold Medal?

158 grams Answer #2 The London 2012 Olympic medals for example weigh 375-400g, are 85mm in diameter and 7mm thick.

Are olympic gold medals gold?

Olympic gold metals are no longer made of solid gold. They do stillcontain gold, but are made of mostly silver.

Who manufactures the Olympic gold medals?

What it's made of? -- The gold medal is actually made mostly of silver, but must be gilded with at least 6 grams (0.21 ounces) of pure gold according to the International Olympic Committee standard. The silver must be at least 925-1000 grade. This year the Chinese have included one-of-a-kind jade ri ( Full Answer )

What is the value of the 6 grammes of gold in an Olympic gold medal?

Gold is commonly valued by the ounce. There are 28.3495231 grams (or grammes) in one ounce. Olympic gold medals are silver coated with at least 6 grams of gold. At the current price of about US\$1827 an ounce, the value of 6 grams would be US\$386.67. Gold and silver prices change several times ( Full Answer )

Gold medal in Beijing olympic?

The gold medal is an award given to the first place winners in Olympic events. The most recent Olympics in China followed in this tradition.

What do you get when you win an Olympic Gold Medal?

You receive a gold plated medal, in which is used to wear as a symbol of pride of being the best, in which you wear around your neck-Ewan McKinnon

Why did Jim Thorpe lose his Olympic medals in 1912?

He was not allow the play any pro sport before winning his medals. Turns out he played some pro baseball before. Today, there are 2 Olympic champions in the events in which Thorpe competed in.

Who has the most olympic gold medals in skiing?

Alpine Skiing: Kjetil AndrÃƒÂ© Aamodt of Norway with 8 (4 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze). Cross Country Skiing: BjÃƒÂ¸rn DÃƒÂ¦hlie of Norway with 12 (8 gold, 4 silver).

What is an Olympic Gold Medal actually made of?

The Olympic gold medal is plated with six grams of pure gold. The medal is mostly silver (92.5%).

Is an olympic medal pure gold?

You can have 99.999% pure gold, but the gold medal is gold plated over silver.

How many gold medals can you win in the Olympics?

you can win one gold medal for each round of each sport, i dont know how many sports they're are but you can win one Gold, Silver and Bronze in each one, however many there is?

Can you sell an Olympics gold medal?

Yes but it worth a lot I rather not.Money's not important but such things are.

Why gold silver and bronze medals in the Olympics?

Because it's commonly known that their is only 3 winners 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. ~Gold is the most flashy and expensive so the winner should only get it. ~ Silver is not as expensive as gold so that should be given to the runner up. ~ Bronze is not as expensive as silver and should be rewarded to 3rd pla ( Full Answer )

What is the value of winning a gold medal?

It is commonly pride for one's country, a sense of accomplishment, and a high status. Beyond that it is valued to some as an athlete's greatest feat. All the hardwork Olympians have put into training is a large sacrifice, but when a gold medal is earned, you can see the emotion of an Olympian as he ( Full Answer )

Are Olympic Gold medals made from Gold?

no, i think they're not.i think it is just called gold because gold is expensive and if you have it you are famous because you have the money to buy but in this case a gold medal serve as a tool for your country to be famous.

Are gold olympic medals real gold?

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.

Is Olympic gold medal money taxed?

The answer is yes and no. First, there have been a lot of erroneous blog posts about this topic, especially as it relates to American athletes. Some internet sources claimed the athletes would have to pay a tax of as much as \$9,000 if they won a gold medal (false). In fact, the gold medal is only ab ( Full Answer )

What is the real value of the Olympic gold medal?

The 2012 London Olympics will have the largest medals in summer Olympic history. Weighing in at roughly 400g, medals will be seven millimeters thick and approximately 85mm in diameter. Unfortunately, the 400g London gold medals are not entirely made of gold. The composition of the London gold medal ( Full Answer )

What is the total gold medals for 2012 olympics?

302 is how they are counted, Even though many more are given out because the pair's and team's members each receive a medal

How many Olympic gold medals does Ireland have?

In the 2012 London Olympics Ireland brought home one gold: Katie Taylor's win in Lightweight boxing.

How heavy in gold of the Olympic gold medal?

The weight of Olympic Gold is about 158000 mg or 0.158 kg or simply about 158 grams.......

How many gold medals are in the Olympic Decathlon?

There is only one gold medal award in each Olympic Decathlon to the decathlon winner. There has been 25 gold medals awarded in the 24 Olympic Games that included the Decathlon competition. The reason why there is one more gold medal awarded than actual events competitions is because in 1912 there w ( Full Answer )