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First place winners were awarded a silver medal, a crown of olive branches and a diploma. Those in second place were given a bronze medal, a crown of laurel and a diploma.

The obverse side of the medal has Zeus' face along with his hand holding a globe with the winged victory on it, with the caption in Greek "Olympia". The reverse side had the Acropolis site with the caption in Greek "International Olympic Games in Athens in 1896."

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