The sports enthusiasts had an opportunity to take a look at the gold, silver, and bronze medals that would be given in the Rio Olympic 2016 and Paralympic games after the ceremony held at the Future Arena in Rio’s Barra Olympic Park on last Tuesday.
The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach was present in the ceremony.
2016 Olympic Games Theme:According to the news, 812 gold, 812 silver, and 864 bronze medals have been made by Brazilian Mint. The design of the Olympic medals has been made in such a manner so that there would be an impression of friendship between the Olympic heroes and the forces of nature.v
It is being taken as the theme for sustainability of the environment. On the other hand the Paralympic games would symbolise the courage, persistence, and development of the players.
Rio Olympic 2016: Innovative Medals And Official Slogan
Let’s take a look on the Rio Olympic 2016 medals to be presented in the games. The supreme medal is made of gold which is completely free of mercury.
The gold medals have been made under extreme sustainability criteria starting from the mine up to the final product.
On the other hand the silver and bronze medals have been made with 30 percent recycled materials.
The ribbon which would be used to hang the medals would be comprised of 50 percent recycled plastic bottles. The winners would be given the medals boxed in the wooden cases made of freijo wood which is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.
Rio Olympic 2016 and the Paralympic games would have the official slogan, “A New World”. It is true that besides the medals, torch, other items, the slogan is also significant in the game.Rio Olympic 2016 and the Paralympic games would have the official slogan, “A New World”. It is true that besides the medals, torch, other items, the slogan is also significant in the game.
The core aspect of the slogan for the Rio Olympic, 2016 is to respect the diversity and the urge for changes.