It’s no secret that Olympic gold medals only contain about 6 grams gold plating. But what if they really were made of the good stuff? Someone with a lot more time on their hands than us did calculations based on standard medal size and average gold price and determined that not only would each medal weight over 1.5kg, but it would cost over $75 992 (some R840 000).
Dagens fakta fra Afrika – via Daily Maverick. Se der, ja – de er allikevel litt interessert i OL.