Rio 2016 Olympics medal design unveiled

The front of the Olympic medals features the Rio 2016 logo and the five Olympic rings, while the back portrays a winged figure inside a stadium and the words "XXXI Olimpiada Rio 2016."

Rio 2016 Olympics medals

Rio 2016 Olympics medals were unveiled by the organising committee on Tuesday.

Athletes headed to Brazil this summer now know exactly what to visualise as they imagine winning a medal.

The Rio 2016 organising committee unveiled its Olympic and Paralympic medals on Tuesday, showcasing a simple, straightforward design in gold, silver and bronze.

The front of the Olympic medals features the Rio 2016 logo and the five Olympic rings, while the back portrays a winged figure inside a stadium and the words "XXXI Olimpiada Rio 2016."