An Olympic gold medal weighs approximately 412 grams. This is roughly the same weight as a can of green beans.
The Olympic gold medal is actually made up of 93% silver and 6% copper. It only contains 1.34% of actual gold. Solid gold medal hasn't been given to Olympic gold medalists since the year 1912. If an Olympic gold medal was to be melted down and sold, it would be worth around $650 at market value.
China recently won their 3rd gold medal for diving. This has extended China's dominance in the diving world.
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