Recycled Metal to make Tokyo 2020 Medals:
Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics say metal from discarded electronic devices will be used in the production of the medals that will be awarded to athletes. The organizing committee aims to collect as much as eight tons of metal which, after the production process, will result in two tons, an amount needed to produce 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals. Full report.
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Sailing Nominated for Team USA Awards:
Each month, the United States Olympic Committee celebrates the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes through the Team USA Awards. For January 2017, there are five nominees in the female and male categories, and three nominees in the team category. A public online vote will determine the winners.
Sailing is represented in the team category:
Stu McNay and Dave Hughes, Sailing
Stu McNay and Dave Hughes won their fourth Miami world cup medal – and third gold – in the last five years, earning the Sunbrella Golden Torch Award as the top-performing American team.
U.S. Team Rel…
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