Why is gold mixed with other metals for the olympic medals?
Pure gold is too soft, even to be used for medals.
If you're asking how many Olympic gold medals Lisa Wang has won, she hasn't won any - she's never been to the Olympics. She missed qualifying for the 2008 Olympics by 3/10 of a point. Usually when people say "gold medals" they are asking about medals won at the Olympic Games. However, she has won medals at other events, including 5 gold medals at the 2008 National Championship. She now attends Yale University.
it depends. A lot of metals are elements like iron for example, these can be mixed to form alloys(compounds) steel for example is an aloy of carbon and iron. Metals exist as mixtures when they are found in their ores(mixed with other metals and minerals) and must be separated from their mixtures by smelting.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing no woman athlete, American or other country, has won 5 Olympic gold medals in track and field. The most won by an American woman is 4 by Evelyn Ashford, 1 in the 100 meter dash and 3 in the 4x100 meter relay. Three other women have won 4 Olympic gold medals in track and field ... Bärbel Wöckel of East Germany, Betty Cuthbert of Australia, and Fanny Blankers-Koen of…
Who won 9 gold medals in the Olympics as many as any other single athlete in history of olympic competition?
Jim Thorpe played professional baseball in 1909 and 1910. Although the Olympic rules of 1912 didn't forbade anyone athlete who played professionally, the Amateur Athletic Union, in 1913, retro-actively stripped Thrope of his medals. Thorpe wrote a letter asking to be excused: "I hope I will be partly excused by the fact that I was simply an Indian schoolboy and did not know all about such things. In fact, I did not know that I…