Austerity At The Olympics: Each "Gold" Medal Contains 1.34% GoldSubmitted by emalvini on Sun, 07/29/2012 - 12:56
Austerity At The Olympics: Each "Gold" Medal Contains 1.34% Gold
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 07/28/2012 20:27 -0400
As every Olympic athlete knows, size matters. The London 2012 medals are the largest ever in terms of both weight and diameter - almost double the medals from Beijing. However, just as equally well-known is that quality beats quantity and that is where the current global austerity, coin-clipping, devaluation-fest begins.