Is an Olympic Gold Medal Actually Made of Gold?

2 February 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are almost upon us, which means athletes around the world will soon begin their pursuit of a gold medal. While winning a gold medal can provide athletes with other financially beneficial opportunities, such as endorsements, the value of the medal itself is more intrinsic than real.

 

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