Olympic Games Participation Medals : Olympic Games Participation Medals donated by Gordy Crawford.
Rio 2016
Olympic Games Rio 2016 Participation Medal

Front: Rio Olympic emblem above Olympic rings.

Back: Geometric design with English, French and Portuguese legend: "XXXI Olympiad Rio 2016" and Olympic rings below.
Medals presented in cardboard box with sleeve.

Designer: Unknown
Mint: Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Fun fact(s):
Rio Olympic emblem on the front of the medal has, as its essence, Rio's cariocas (citizens) jubilantly joining hands, while the color scheme reflects Rio's environment. Yellow symbolizes the sun, blue the sea and green the forests.
More Info:
Participation medals were made from cupronickel and given to athletes and officials.
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