How is the awarding of the winners of the Olympics
Awarding of the winners - this is one of the most solemn ceremonies held in the framework of the Olympic Games. A decision on the need for its organization was made the first Olympic Congress back in 1894, and since then the award is in accordance with the established rules.
The award ceremony of the Olympic Games, as a rule, held a few hours after the official announcement of the results, or the day after it. The representatives of the IFs and the IOC athletes handed flowers, diplomas, gifts and, of course, medals. For the third place bronze medal presented, for the second - silver, and for the first - gold. The last two awards are made of 925 silver, and for an athlete to take first place, meant the silver medal with a gold coating. The award ceremony begins with the presentation of the insignia of the athlete or team, ranked third, then second and finally first. If one place is shared by multiple winners, each of them receives a well-deserved award. Those. for example, if two people claim the first place, both of them will receive gold medals and the prize-winner, the next place will be awarded bronze. Winners lifted into place on the podium and receive awards. Delivery takes place in a festive atmosphere, accompanied by athletes, men and women in luxurious costumes, and a lot of people are in the hands of bouquets of flowers and gifts for the winners. When all the winners announced and awarded, it decided to raise the flags of the countries whose representatives took prizes. This solemn awarding of the national anthem accompanied by an athlete or team, took first place in the competition. At the ceremony ends. Honoring the winners received their awards and occurs in the framework of the closing ceremony of the Games during the Olympic parade. Sportsmen-winners under the triumphant shouts of the crowd are in columns or move on special platforms, though they do not share an ethnic or national origin. This triumphal march - one of the most spectacular moments of the closing ceremony.