Olympic Games Participation Medals : Olympic Games Participation Medals donated by Gordy Crawford.
Chamonix 1924
Olympic Winter Games Chamonix 1924 Participation Medal

Front: Victorious athlete holding ice skates and skis outstretched. The Alps with Mont Blanc in background.

Back: French legend: "Chamonix Mont-Blanc Sports D'hiver 25 Janvier - 5 Fevrier 1924 Organises par le comite Olympique Francais sous le haut patronage du Comite International Olympique a l'occasion de la celebration de la VIIIe Olympiade."

Designer: Raoul Benard
Mint: Paris Mint
Fun fact(s):
This was the first and only time that the participation medals were also used for the third-place, bronze prize medals.
More Info:
Participation medals were made from bronze and given to athletes and officials. They are identical to the third-place, bronze prize medal.
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