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Gold medallist Jongoh Jin of Korea celebrates during the Victory Ceremony for the Men's 10m Air Pistol Shooting Final on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Royal Artillery Barracks on 28 July.

Gold medallist Jongoh Jin of Korea celebrates during the Victory Ceremony for the Men's Air Pistol Shooting Final on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Royal Artillery Barracks on 28 July.

Fast: US swimmer Michael Phelps competes in the men's 200m butterfly semi-final swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 30, 2012 in London - AFP Getty Images - via DailyMail

Michael Phelps IS the greatest Olympian ever: The Baltimore Bullet silences his doubters by winning 19th medal with gold in men's relay

Fast: US swimmer Michael Phelps competes in the men's butterfly semi-final swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 2012 in London - AFP Getty Images - via DailyMail

How to Make an official looking Olympic Gold Medal 2012 London Summer Games #olympics #goldmedal

How to Make an official looking Olympic Gold Medal 2012 London Summer Games H are there still plans to study the Olympics?

7mm thick, 85mm diameter, 400g weight. The biggest Summer Olympics medals to date. Artist David Watkins says the key symbols on front and back juxtapose the goddess Nike, for the spirit and tradition of the Games, and the River Thames, for the city of London. On the back of the medals is the 2012 branding, representing the modern city as a jewel-like, geological growth. The logo is shown against a 'pick-up-sticks' grid which radiates the energy of athletes and a sense of pulling together.

London 2012: Olympic medals timeline

The London 2012 Olympic medals have been designed by artist David Watkins come through a six-way Locog tender with his design which casts the Wolff Olins Olympics logo with a set of other symbols.

Check out the beautiful design on the London 2012 Olympic medals.simultaneously modern and classic.

BBC News - London 2012: Olympic medals timeline

London 2012: Olympic medals timeline

(link to video) McKayla Maroney's Vault Was So Good It Literally Dropped A Judge's Jaw... Damn girl...

McKayla Maroney's Vault Was So Good It Literally Dropped A Judge's Jaw

Make your own Olympic medal! DIY London 2012 Olympic medals are a ton of fun to make with kids.

Make your own Olympic medal! DIY London 2012 Olympic medals are a ton of fun to make with kids.

The London 2012 Summer Olympic medal count finished with the USA on top with 46 gold medals – the most it has won in a non-boycotted Olympics since 1904.

Olympic medal count: USA sets historic gold medal mark

The London 2012 Olympic medal count finished with the USA on top with 46 gold medals – the most it has won in a non-boycotted Olympics since China fell off its Beijing pace.

BBC News - London 2012: Olympic medals go into production in Wales

London 2012 medals made in Wales

It was an exciting day here at The Royal Mint yesterday as we opened our doors to some of the UK’s key media, allowing them access to our highly secured site to report on one of the most exciting projects we have ever undertaken.

London 2012 Olympic medals

My sweet little Logan is obsessed with the Olympic medals, and I can't wait to show him these!