What is silver medal?

  • (noun): A medal made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition.
    Synonyms: silver

Silver Medal

A silver medal in sports and other similar areas involving competition is a medal made of, or plated with, silver awarded to the second place finisher, or runner-up, of contests or competitions such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. The outright winner receives a gold medal and the third place a bronze medal. More generally, silver is traditionally a metal sometimes used for all types of high-quality medals, including artistic ones.

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Song Soon-Chun - Career
... In the bantamweight boxing event, he captured the silver medal ... His silver medal was South Korea's first silver medal at the Olympic Games ...
Lita Dela Rosa
... was held in Manila, Philippines (at the Celebrity Sports Plaza), she won the Gold medal in Women Single, as well as the prestigious Masters title ... She won another Gold medal in Women Doubles teamed up with country woman Bong Coo, and added another Silver medal in Trios with Coo and Nellie Castillo ... Arianne Cerdena took another crack at the Trios but tied with the United States team for the Silver medal ...
Lee Bae-Young
... He won the silver medal in the 69 kg category at the 2003 World Weightlifting Championships, after Vladislav Lukanin was tested positive for banned substances and lost his silver medal ... He competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics, and won the silver medal in the 69 kg category ... at the 2005 World Weightlifting Championships he won the silver medal in the 69 kg category ...
Silver Medal - The Open Championship
... In The Open Championship golf tournament, the Silver Medal is an award presented to the lowest scoring amateur player at the tournament ...
Spirit Of America Band - History - Awards
1st place at the World Association of Marching Show Bands Competition 2000- Silver Medal at the World Association of Marching Show Bands Competition and ... WINTER PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE 2004- Silver Medal in the Percussion Independent A Division at the WinterGuard International (WGI) Championships in San Diego ...

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