Developed by Japanese designer Junichi Kawanishi, the Olympic medals for the Tokyo event do not necessarily have the material that bears their respective names: gold, silver or bronze.
According to information released by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), medals have different metals in their composition.
See each one below:
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The gold medal is 556 grams, made up of 6g of gold plated in pure silver.
The silver medal has 550g of pure silver.
The weight of the bronze medal, in turn, is 450g and is made of red metal (95% copper and 5% zinc).
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