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Rio Games medals for ‘New World’

The Associated Press

The Rio 2016 Olympic gold medal

By Yoshinaga Azekawa / Yomiuri Shimbun CorrespondentSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games unveiled on Tuesday the designs for the medals to be handed out during both competitions.

The design for the Olympic medals incorporates laurel leaves encircling the Rio Olympic logo. The Paralympic medals emit sounds when shaken, with the volume differentiating gold, silver and bronze. Also announced at the event in Rio was the official slogan: “A New World.”

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