Olympic Games Participation Medals : Olympic Games Participation Medals donated by Gordy Crawford.
Calgary 1988
Olympic Winter Games Calgary 1988 Participation Medal

Front: Legend: "XV Olympic Winter Games" encircling Calgary Olympic emblem, a stylized snowflake above the Olympic rings.

Back: Olympic motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" beneath the Saddledome Stadium with panorama view of Calgary with Canadian Rocky Mountains in the background. Olympic torch on left.
Medals presented in brown velvet case.

Designer: Cornelius Martens
Mint: Jostens, Inc., Toronto, Canada
Fun fact(s):
The Olympic emblem on the front of the medal is created from a series of C letters. The small C's represent Calgary, the larger C's represent Canada and the 5-interlocking C's represent the theme "Coming Together in Calgary."
More Info:
Participation medals were made from bronze and given to athletes and officials.
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