Olympic Games 1976 Montreal

21th Olympiad

CANADA

Sports: 23

Disciplines: 198

National Teams: 92

Participants: 6,072

Winner Medals

olympic winner medal 1976 Montreal         olympic winner medal 1976 Montreal


GENERAL DATA OLYMPIC WINNER MEDALS 1976
1st Place: Gold Medal Material: Gilt Silver
Weight 160 gr
2nd Place: Silver Medal Material: Silver
Weight 154 gr
3rd Place: Bronze Medal Material: Bronze
Weight 125 gr
Diameter: 60 mm Design by: Prof. Guiseppe Cassioli,
and Georges Huel 
    Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Thickness: 6 mm Ribbon: Chain, gold plated
Obverse: Victory seated above stadium.
Reverse: Open laurel wreath, Montreal logo at top.
Numbers of Medals: Gold:     364                    Silver:   364                        Bronze:   381





Hisato Igarashi, Eizo Kemmotsu, Sawao Kato, Hiroshi Kajiyama, Shun Fujimoto and
Mitsuo Tsukahara of Japan, were the gold-medalists in the gymnastic team competition.

 
  Medals 1976

The medals awarded to the winners at the Montréal Games were the responsibility of the Graphics and Design Directorate. These medals, 60 mm in diameter and 6 mm thick, show on their face the design by Giuseppe Cassioli for the Amsterdam Games in 1928. Victory, Fraternity, and Universality are the dominant symbols. The only modifications made were of the number of the Olympiad, the name of the host city, and the date.

The name of the sport appears on the rim. On the reverse, in an intentionally uncluttered style, appears the victor's laurel wreath of the ancient Games and the emblem of the 1976 Olympic Games.

(Source document: Official Report 1976, Vol. 1., page 358)


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