Increasingly less time remains before the start of the winter Olympic games in 2018, which will be held in South Korea’s Pyeongchang in February. In anticipation of this event the organizing Committee of the competition presented the medals which will be awarded to winners of the main start of four years.
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At the core of the medals lies Korean culture and local alphabet – Hangul. On the front part there are dynamic lines that symbolize the history of the Olympic games, while on the back is a sports discipline which had won the award, and the emblem of the Olympic games 2018 in Pyeongchang.
In addition, the ribbon of the medal is also made in traditional Korean style, with ornaments and paintings. A special protective case in which to store the medals, made of wood.
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“Creating the medals, we focused on our culture, traditions and the Olympic values. Wanted the awards were a symbol of Korea, and reminded the athletes having a great time which they spend,” – said in a statement on the official website of the organizing Committee.
Recall that the Olympic games will be held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February 2018.