The medals can be distinguished according to some types, such as according to the material, according to the ribbon color, according to the use and so on. Let’s take a look below:
Ribbon color to distinguish the type
We can also distinguish the type according to the ribbon color, such as red ribbon medals, green ribbon medals, yellow ribbon medals, purple ribbon medals, blue ribbon medals, dark blue ribbon medals.
Distinguish medals according to material
Some gold medals are made of pure gold, but there are also gold-plated ones, such as the Nobel Prize medal which is made of 18K green gold plated with 24K gold.
After the 18th century, gold medals are usually awarded to the winner of a competition. Gold medals are more often used in the arts, including some schools, organizations and academic groups.
Silver medals are usually medals for second place in a competition, most often used in the Olympics, a practice that has been going on for many years from ancient times to gold.
Bronze medals are usually medals awarded for third place (third runner-up) in a competition.
Olympic medals are primarily awarded to the top three finishers in a variety of different sports at the Olympics.
The Olympics include many sports such as track and field, rowing, badminton, baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, boxing, kayaking, cycling, fencing, gymnastics, weightlifting, handball, field hockey, judo, aquatics, modern pentathlon, equestrian, taekwondo, tennis, table tennis, shooting, archery, triathlon, sailing and windsurfing, and volleyball.
Winter Olympics Medals
Winter Olympics medals are primarily awarded to the top three finishers in a variety of different sports at the Winter Olympics.
The Winter Olympics include many sports such as biathlon, snowmobiling (steel frame snowmobile, snowcat), curling, ice hockey, bobsledding, ice skating (figure skating, speed skating, short track speed skating), skiing (alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, ski jumping, Nordic biathlon, freestyle skiing and snowboarding).
Youth Olympic Games
Youth Olympic medals are mainly awarded to the top three finishers in a variety of different sports at the Youth Olympic Games.
The Youth Olympic Games include many sports such as rugby sevens, triple basketball, weightlifting, table tennis, gymnastics, road cycling, surfing, fencing, indoor soccer, shooting, archery, sailing, games of skill, boxing, wrestling, field hockey, judo, beach handball, beach volleyball, swimming, skateboarding, roller skating, modern pentathlon, athletics, karate, tennis, badminton, freestyle cycling, artistic gymnastics, rowing, taekwondo, and other sports. rowing, taekwondo, diving, trampoline, sport climbing, triathlon, breakdancing, equestrian, golf.
Common sports medals are gold, silver and bronze.
Diplomatic medals are awarded to diplomats who have made contact in international diplomacy.
Individuals who have demonstrated exceptional courage in the face of danger are awarded the Medal of Valor.
Marathon medals are primarily awarded to those who participate in a marathon and those who finish in the top three places in a marathon.
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Medal of Excellence
The Medal of Excellence is primarily awarded to individuals for outstanding achievement.
The Meritorious Service Medal is primarily for individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the country or to the field of work.
Military medals are primarily used to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the military, including the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Coast Guard.
Military medals are generally used for achievements in non-combat situations.
Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration that the United States government may award. The President of the United States awards it in the name of Congress and is only awarded to those members of the United States Armed Forces who have distinguished themselves by conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity while acting above and beyond the call of duty, risking their lives, and
In taking action against an enemy of the United States,
While engaged in military operations involving conflict with a hostile foreign power or While serving with friendly forces of a foreign nation in an armed conflict involving hostile armed forces with which the United States is not a belligerent.
Some of the common types of medals are those above, if you need a customized medal, you are welcome to contact us anytime for advice.