Touch of Ginger designed the medals – they also designed the medals for the 2016 European Aquatics Championships.
The 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships is only 3 days old and has already awarded 28 medals on the shores…
The front of the medals features “Rio 2016” surrounded by laurel leaves – a symbol of victory in ancient Greece. The back of the medals feature the Greek goddess of victory, Nike.
The “B” side of the medals for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, designed by Nanjing organizers.
Pictured are the 2014 Sochi medals, which will feature braille for the Paralympic athletes.
It’s no secret that Michael Phelps sits atop the Olympic medal heap – but by how much? And just how strong is the American men’s legacy?
If Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte were their own country at World Championships, they’d sit in 6th place in the total gold medal count for all sports, both men and women.
Becky Flaherty and Indiana Swimming have shown their support to Medals 4 Mettle, an organization that donates medals to those battling life-threatening illnesses and severe disabilities. (Photo Credit: Tony Carroll)
Veteran swimmers, Dana Vollmer, Natalie Coughlin, Ricky Berens, and Matt Grevers will lead the World Championship Team of 42 in Barcelona. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)
American Jason Lezak, who is nothing short of a swimming-hero, has made his retirement official at 37-years old. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Phelps collects 19th Olympic medal. (Photo Credit: US Presswire)