London Olympics is in progress, naturally receiving a medal became the target of all athletes struggle. Since 1896 the first modern Olympic Games, Olympic Games of various incentives, especially medals, have undergone many changes. Before the 1978 Olympic charter formalized, the production of the medals did not make specific provisions. Design and production of the Olympic medals have always been by the host city's organizing committee, the IOC and National Olympic Committees are not involved.
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals of London Olympic Games, designed by British artist David Watkins, the diameter of the medal is 85 mm, weight up to 400 grams, its weight is much higher than in the past most of the Olympic Games medals.Due to the Olympics rules of the medal design on one side must be engraved with the Greek goddess, the accused is a symbol of victory and the embodiment of the Olympic spirit, printed on top of the goddess is the current Olympic host cities London and organized by the year 2012, of course, can not be less representative of the Olympic rings logo.
The other side of the medal is exerted by designer, Watkins used a bold abstract design,the middle of the back engraved with the London Olympics 2012 logo, while the next is composed of criss-crossing lines, it is said that a symbol of London city beatthe pulse, while in the middle of the medal there is a meandering Thames.
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