Tokyo 2020 medals

tokyo 2020 medals

What is the Tokyo 2020 medal project?

This year, the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games ran a special campaign called the Tokyo 2020 Medal Project, according to The organization collected small electronic devices, like phones, from all across Japan to create all 5,000 of the medals.

What is the meaning of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic symbol?

The five-ring Olympic symbol The Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals were designed by Jinichi Kawanishi, a design professional. According to, The design of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals reflects the concept that to achieve glory, athletes have to strive for victory on a daily basis.

How much is the Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medal worth?

If the Tokyo 2020 gold medal contains 6 grams of gold, it would be worth about $345 today, according to this gold valuation site . In 2018, Olympic gold medals were valued at around $577. Theres more to consider when guestimating the value of a gold medal, however.

How many gold medals did Great Britain win in Tokyo 2020?

Great Britain have ended the penultimate day of Tokyo 2020 with 63 medals, one more than at this stage at London 2012 and three fewer than Rio 2016 after 15 days. The 20 gold medals are seven behind Rio and eight behind London. The final day in Rio delivered Joseph Joyces boxing silver medal.

What makes the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medal project unique?

But the Tokyo 2020 Medal Project has certainly been unique in its scale, marking the first time that a country’s citizens have been proactively involved in donating the electronic devices used to make the medals, in line with the Games’ Nationwide Participation Programmes.

What is the Tokyo Olympics recycling project?

The project recycled old electronic gadgets such as smartphones and laptops to produce the Olympic Medals that are being awarded at the Tokyo Games. For the people of Japan, the project offered a unique opportunity to be a part of the Games.

What will happen to used electronic devices at the Tokyo Olympics?

On February 8, 2019, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced that the countrywide collection of used electronic devices would end on March 31, 2019. It is projected that the goal of providing recycled precious metals for the manufacture of athletes medals will be reached by then.

How many Olympic medals are made from recycled materials?

While at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, about 30 per cent of the silver and bronze medals came from recycled materials, at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, 100 per cent of the gold, silver and bronze medals (5,000 medals in total) will be created from recycled electronic waste.

And as with all Games, Tokyo will have its own unique logo. What is the Tokyo 2020 logo and what does it represent? The Tokyo 2020 logo is called the Harmonized Chequered Emblem. Organisers claim it combines traditional Japanese colours with the Olympics Unity in Diversity motto.

What is the meaning of the Japanese Olympic logo?

How much is the Tokyo Olympics gold medal worth?

According to CNBCs markets team, the six grams of gold and 550 grams of silver in the Tokyo Olympics first-place medal are worth £252 and £333 respectively, or £587 in total. That means that flogging one over here would hardly cover the mortgage or rent.

What are the Olympic medals used at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?

The silver, gold and bronze (L-R) used at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. (CNN) Olympians taking part in Tokyo 2020 are competing for a chance to write a page in the history books -- and hopefully bring home a medal.

What happens if you win a medal at the 2020 Olympics?

(CNN) Olympians taking part in Tokyo 2020 are competing for a chance to write a page in the history books -- and hopefully bring home a medal. If you do win a medal -- be it gold, silver or bronze -- theyre pretty much priceless.

How much metal is in an Olympic medal?

Despite the name, an Olympic gold medal actually contains just six grams of gold plating on 550 grams of silver. The silver medal contains 550 grams of the metal, according to the Olympics website . The bronze medal is about 450 grams of what is actually red brass — a mix of 95% copper and 5% zinc.

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