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How the Olympic medals are made for Rio 2016

How the Olympic medals are made for Rio 2016

(2:28) A factory in Santa Cruz, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) from the centre of Rio de Janeiro, show how they make the Olympic medals that will be won throughout Rio 2016 Olympics. Rio Gold medals have 6 grams of gold and 494 grams of silver. Current market value is $587. 2,488 medals are made for the Olympics, 2,642 for the Paralympics.

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