Olympic Games Participation Medals : Olympic Games Participation Medals donated by Gordy Crawford.
Lillehammer 1994
Olympic Winter Games Lillehammer 1994 Participation Medal

Front: Pictograms of winter sports and ice crystals behind Lillehammer Olympic emblem over Olympic rings.

Back: Sport pictograms and ice crystals.
Medals presented in a wood box.

Designer: Morten Kieppan
Mint: Thorvald Marthinsen, Tonsberg, Norway
Fun fact(s):
The Lillehammer Olympic emblem was inspired by the sky and snow and consists of a stylized aurora borealis and snow crystals above the Olympic rings. The aurora borealis is a natural phenomenon visible in the night sky in Norway due to its northern location.
More Info:
Participation medals, irregular in shape, were made from copper and given to athletes and officials.
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