On the obverse, the graphic elements of the Games.
On the reverse, the pictogram of the sports discipline in which the medal was won.
The 2006 Olympic Winter Games medal is round like the Olympic rings or a symbolic victory ring and, with its open space at its centre, it reveals the place where the heart beats, the symbol of life itself. To highlight the three-dimensional characteristics of the medal, its surface has been carefully made using full and empty spaces, with shiny and satiny textures. The medal is only complete, however, when it is hanging geometrically from the athlete’s neck, lying on its chest, circling
Designer: Dario QUATRINI
Composition: 1st Place (Gold: 6 gr.; Silver), 2nd Place (Silver), 3rd Place (Bronze)
Diameter: 107 mm