Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medal

Go behind the scenes and see how the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals came to be. The design of the medals reflects the concept that in order to achieve glory, athletes have to strive for victory on a daily basis. The medals resemble rough stones that have been polished and now shine. The design of the medals aims to reflect the themes of light, brilliance, diversity, hard work, and friendship.

These medals were created through the effort of the people of Japan who donated their unused mobile phones and small electronic devices to fund the material needed to create approximately 5000 medals for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.