The 6 Ultra-Special, Asteroid (Actually Chelyabinsk Meteor) Imbued Olympic Medals At The Sochi Winter Olympics 2014.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.
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Anura Guruge


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This is so cool!

Hard to believe that there hasn’t been more media coverage of it.

Not sure I totally agree with the ethics of it …
i.e., just making 6 special medals,

on the assumption, or hope, that a Russian wins one on the
one year anniversary.

But, that is Russia.

Yes, I know other countries have done special medals too …
but doubt if any were as cool (or possibly rare) as these six.

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Click to access NBC coverage. Rather garbled but you can get the picture.


I wrote about it, twice, last year … in my ISON books.

This is from the BIG, black ISON book — which is still selling as it should!

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Click to ENLARGE. From the big, black ISON book. Available for 99 cents from Amazon.


If you can’t remember here is a video from Wikipedia
which has a pretty good coverage of the event.

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Click to access Wikipedia entry.


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