More Than 100 Gold Medals up for Grabs in Pyeongchang
In total, there are 102 gold medals up for grabs at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. That breaks down to 6.8 gold medals that will be awarded in the 15 days of competitions with medals from February 10 to 25. Most are awarded for speed skating where 14 medals will decorate the best athletes. One gold medal weighs 586 grams, so the total weight of gold medals awarded will be close to 60 kilograms, about 132 pounds, the weight of 5 standard gold bars.
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