Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic medals unveiled

The Sochi 2014 Olympic Organizing Committee has unveiled the medals that will be awarded at the Winter Olympics and Paralympics next year. The medals feature Sochi's trademark "Patchwork Quilt," which draws together elements from the many cultures of the Russian Federation.

Jay Busbee

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic gold medal

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic silver medal

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic bronze medal

Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic gold medal

Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic silver medal

Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic bronze medal

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - OCTOBER 15: The medals for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games are displayed following their unveiling October 15, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic medals. The medals for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games are displayed following their unveiling October 15, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

TURIN , ITALY - JANUARY 09: The three Olympic medals designed by Italian designer Dario Quatrini are pictured on January 09, 2006 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/Getty Images)

2006 Turin Winter Olympic medals. The three Olympic medals designed by Italian designer Dario Quatrini are pictured on January 09, 2006 in Turin, Italy.

24 Feb 2002: Apolo Anton Ohno poses with his gold and silver medals from the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. DIGITAL IMAGE Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell/Getty Images

2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic medals. Apolo Anton Ohno poses with his gold and silver medals from the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

15 Feb 1998: Ids Postma of the Netherlands wins the gold and Jan Bos wins the silver in the mens 1000m speed skate competition the M-Wave Arena during the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan. Mandatory Credit: Mike Hewitt /Allsport

1998 Nagano Winter Olympic medals. Ids Postma of the Netherlands wins the gold and Jan Bos wins the silver in the mens 1000m speed skate competition the M-Wave Arena during the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan.

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