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[Luxus+ Magazine] The evolution of the medals of the Olympic Games

[Luxus+ Magazine] The evolution of the medals of the Olympic Games

The design and conception of the Olympic medals have evolved greatly over the years, from the first Ancient Olympic Games in 776 BC to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. A look back at the history of these Olympic awards.

 

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are launched, and the French have already managed to win 8 medals, including three gold medals: Romain Cannone in fencing; Clarisse Agbegnenou in judo (-63kg) and Hugo Boucheron and Matthieu Androdias in rowing, two silver medals: Amandine Buchard in judo (-52kg) and Sarah-Léonie Cysique, also in judo (-57kg), as well as three bronze medals: Luka Mkheidze in judo (-60kg), Manon Brunet in fencing and Althéa Laurin in Taekwondo (+67kg).

 

Hugo Boucheron and Matthieu Androdias, rowing gold medalists.

 

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Although today, medals are inseparable from the Olympic Games, this was not always the case, and they were not present at the Ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Olympia, Greece. Today, as the tradition wants it, a flame is lit in front of the ruins of the temple of Hera, on the site of Olympia, in every edition of the Games.

 

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