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Zverev, the gold medal of the "Tokyo Olympics" has been missing for five months?

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Olcott asked, "I'm often asked this question, but where do you keep your gold medals?

Alexander Zverev (Germany ...) who won the gold medal in the men's singles at the "Tokyo Olympics" last year. → Continue reading

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gold medal

gold medalWhat is (kind medal)?FriMade ininsignia/ Emblem[1][2][3]Or goldPlatingInsignia / emblem[1][2][3].CompetitionAnd competition (Contest)ofWinTo the personRecognition, And many moreCommemorativeIt is often given for[3]..As the second righteousness, in the first righteousnessOlympicFrom the place of awarding to the winner,SportsTo be number one in a competition[3].

EnglishThen "gold medal"[4][Note 1],JapaneseBut thisSound recording officialForeign words"Gold medalIs valid[2].Chinese language(ChineseAnd Japanese)gold medal(Japanese sound: Kinpai,pinyin : jīnpái<Din pie>)”[Note 2].


Gold medal as a sports medal

OriginallyFriIt is made of disc and has a disk shape.victorySymbolizelaurelHas been given a pattern such asMedalIs called like this.In addition, a ring is attached to the upper part of the main body.firstA wide string or ribbon is passed through to hang it.Also,Metaphor"Victory" "WinIs also used as a meaning. In group sportsChampionship flag,TrophyEtc. are given to the team, but a gold medal is given to each player.

Modern olympic gold medal

Modern olympicIngold medalIt is,Olympic medalsKind of. It is a medal awarded to the person who has achieved the highest grade. In social valueFri-Silver-copperThe first place award is represented in gold, as is the order and gold is the highest.

Until the 2003 editionOlympic charterIn “purity 92.5% or moreSilver(Sterling SilverOr britannia silver) medal surface with 6g or more goldPlatingWhat was done”[5](In other words, it must be vermeil) (Rule 70, Bylaw 2-2). This is to ensure that there is no economic disadvantage depending on the host country.[6]. However, this statement has been deleted from the 2004 version of the Charter, leaving only the statement that the medal and diploma form must be submitted to the IOC for approval in advance (Rule 59). There is.

1912/HeldStockholm OlympicsUntil then, he had adopted a pure gold medal.

The design of the medal differs depending on the competition.1998 Nagano OlympicsThen in partlacquerA paint was used.2006 Turin OlympicsThen the shape isdonutThe shapes were different in form. However,Summer olympicFor the surface of2004 Athens OlympicsThe standard is unified with the opportunity, and the goddess of victoryNike ReliefIt was fixed to what was given as. This changeGreece International Olympic Committee (IOC) request.


Modern olympic gold medal

Gold medal of other sports competitions

Bite a gold medal

chew a gold medal

The player who won the gold medal won the medalBite(Or)Show and chewgestureTo doperformanceThere is[7]. It has been around since the late 20th century[7].. RiceCNNThe TV (electronic version) pointed out that the medal-biting gesture was "a symbolic sight of a player full of joy," and introduced an analysis by experts as "an effort to satisfy the media."[8]..There is no term for this act,JapaneseThen "Gold medalBite(Or)Nothing"Or"Gold medal齧(The fire)That".Fluctuation of expressionThere is also a word form that abbreviates "gold".English(*De facto internationalcommon language) Then, "chew a gold medal(Meaning: bite a gold medal)" is commonly used.

world's first

There are various opinions about who performed the performance of biting a gold medal, but the most influential of them is1988 Seoul Olympicstime,Swimming200 meters for menFreestyleWonAustraliaRepresentative playerDuncan ArmstrongIs[7]. Although the details of the reason are unknown, one theory is that "I tried to check whether the gold medal is made of real gold"[7].. After that, gold medalists from various countries and regions came to do this, and it became a spectacle that was widely caught by people all over the world through news and magazine articles.

Japan's first

JapanThen,1996 Atlanta Olympics OfjudoBecame a men's 71kg class gold medalistKenzo NakamuraHowever, it is held immediately after the award ceremony, and among those based on reliable information, this is "Japan andJapaneseIs considered the first performance as[7].インターネットAbove, for a long time, he became a gold medalist in the men's 2 kg class that took place two days after Nakamura's match.Tadahiro NomuraWas considered the first in Japan and the first in Japan[7]Nomura himself denied this, "NakamuraSeniorWas imitated."[7].. Also, since Nakamura's performance can be confirmed from sports photos taken at the time, Nakamura is the first person to the best of Nomura's knowledge.[7].. In the story of the person concerned about Nakamura's photograph published in the sports paper, Nakamura's performance wasカ メ ラ マ ンWas in response to the request of[7].. That person thinks that Nakamura had no idea to "bite a medal."[7].. like thisHistory(A statement)It seems that it started from Nakamura, but while Nomura became a young hope without a name before the game, the world's attention gathered, but only Nomura's performance was taken up, so it was ``Tadahiro Nomura. It is thought that the misunderstanding that "was the first in Japan" was born.

Organizing Committee Unique Tweets

Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing CommitteeThen, a joke posted in English on Twitter saying "I can't eat medals" along with a picture of a player chewing a medal at the awards ceremony became a hot topic on the Internet and overseas media.The Organizing Committee said, "I would like to convey this as an official opinion. I cannot eat medals!", Along with a number of posts introducing the activities of the players.He introduced that the medals are made of recycled metal, and wrote with pictograms, "You can't use medals ... but I'm sure everyone will bite."In response, more than 2000 likes have been added, and Western media have also reported this message.In response to the response, the Organizing Committee wrote a joke on Twitter again, saying, "Can any of the Olympic athletes tell me the taste of the medal?"[9].


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  1. ^ In English, that first sense. The second meaning isGeographyField of賞Refers to "gold medal"[4](Separate section "Gold Medal (Royal Geographical Society)"checking).
  2. ^ In Chinese, that first sense.


  1. ^ a b Shogakukan"DigitalDaijisen』.“gold medal". Koto bank. 2020/3/12Browse.
  2. ^ a b c Sanseido"Daijirin3rd edition. “gold medal”. Kotobank. 2020/3/12Browse.
  3. ^ a b c d Shogakkan "Selected Edition Japanese language dictionary』.“gold medal”. Kotobank. 2020/3/12Browse.
  4. ^ a b "gold medal". Eijiro on the WEB. Arc. 2020/3/12Browse.
  5. ^ "Organizing Committee says “Kamanai”, the heaviest gold medal in the London Olympics in history-Chinese media". Record China (September 2012, 4). 2020/3/12Browse.
  6. ^ Fuji TV Trivia Promotion Committee "Trivia Fountain ~ Hee no Hon ~ 4" Kodansha, 2003. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Naoki Kimura (Editor)Who is the first Japanese person to pose a "bite a gold medal?""J-CAST News"Jay Cast, August 2019, 7.2020/3/12Browse.
  8. ^ ""I can't eat medals" The organization committee's unique tweet is talked about". Sankei Shimbun (September 2021, 8). 2021/8/4Browse.
  9. ^ ""I can't eat medals" The organization committee's unique tweet is talked about". Sankei Shimbun (September 2021, 8). 2021/8/4Browse.

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