Rio 2016 Olympic Medals

Rio 2016 Medals

With Rio 2016 Olympics coming nearer, I am sure sports enthusiasts across the world would be eagerly searching for more and more details about the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

If you are searching for Rio 2016 Medals then you have come to right place….. Here we have all the latest news surrounding the Rio 2016 Medals.

According to latest media reports, the medals that will be awarded at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be produced by Brazilian Mint and the most interesting part is that these Rio 2016 Medals will be produced from materials including recycled electronic equipment.

Yes ! the gold, silver and bronze medals which will be awarded to the athletes will include metal derived from recycled electronic equipment, illustrating Rio 2016’s commitment to sustainability.

Conceived by the Rio 2016 design team, the medals will be developed by designers at the Brazilian Mint.

Almost 5,000 award medals and 75,000 participation medals for the event will be produced by the Brazilian Mint, a public company linked to the federal treasury department.

“The medals are one of the most important symbols of the Games and we are very pleased that we can count on the Brazilian Mint as our partner in this unique moment in the history of the Brazilian sport,” said Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman.

This is not the first time that Brazilian Mint is producing such award medals. In past, Brazilian Mint produced the award medals for the 2011 Military World Games and 2007 Pan-American Games, which were both held in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio 2016 Olympic Medals :

Rio 2016 Medals Concept Design

The Picture represented above is just one of the many concept designs of Rio 2016 Olympic Medals.

As soon as the actual design of Rio 2016 Medals is unveiled we will have the Photo of Rio 2016 Olympic Games Medal here. Visit again !

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