What is the design of the Tokyo 2020 medals?

  • What is the design of the Tokyo 2020 medals?

    On the reverse, the lines surrounding the emblem of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 collect and reflect myriad patterns of light, symbolising the energy of the athletes and those who support them. The design is intended to symbolise diversity and the constant efforts of athletes striving for victory. The medals resemble rough stones that have been polished and which now shine with light and warmth, evoking the friendship created between the peoples of the world.

    For its part, the medal ribbon features traditional Japanese design motifs in a modern presentation. Silicone convex lines are applied on the surface of the ribbon so it is possible to recognise the type of medal by simply touching it.

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