„A sparkling future“ – Brazilian Dante Akira Uwai wins Gangwon 2024 YOG medal design competition

Gangwon (RWH) The creation of Brasilia-based architect Dante Akira Uwai, entitled 'A Sparkling Future', will feature on the medals at Gangwon 2024 Youth Olympic Winter Games after being chosen from a record 3,000-plus entries. The medals will be awarded in the Republic of Korea from 19 January to 1 February 2024.

As the International Olympic Committee IOC reports, the creation was chosen by a panel of judges including Olympian Laurenne Ross, former winner Zakea Page, IOC Young Reporters, Young Leaders, and Gangwon 2024 ​Youth Supporters.

The medal design is a geometric interpretation of the motto 'Grow together, shine forever'.Vertical lines are used to convey the idea of growth, while random elements created through cutouts and texture changes represent the diverse group of people who participate in the Olympic Games.

Gangwon 2024: Brazilian artist wins Winter Youth Olympic Games medal design competition (olympics.com)

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