According to the Chinese Media Group (CMG), the medals are called “Tungsin”, which means “together as one”, they show five concentric circles that embody the traditional Chinese philosophy of harmony between heaven, earth and people and symbolize that the Olympic spirit unites the world. through sports.
The Olympic logo of five rounds is engraved in the inner circle on the face of the medal.
Surrounding circles with grooves are engraved with the official name of the XXIV Winter Olympic Games in Beijing 2022, together with patterns of snowflakes and clouds, which characterizes the Winter Olympic Games and symbolizes happiness.
In the middle of the reverse of the medal is the coat of arms of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, with the official name of the Games engraved in Chinese under the coat of arms. Surrounding circles mimic the tracks of the stars, with 24 dots representing the 24th edition of the Winter Olympics.
The general picture, which looks like a celestial map, symbolizes the desire for athletes to achieve extraordinary results and shine like stars at the Games.
The 2022 Paralympic medals have a similar design of concentric circles as the Olympic medals, but with the Paralympic logo in the middle and engraved “Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games”. On the back is the coat of arms of the Winter Paralympic Games and 13 dots, which refer to the 13th edition of the Paralympic Games.
The design of the medal is inspired by a Chinese jade ornament called “Bi”, a double jade disc with a circular hole in the middle.
In addition to medals, the promotional film of the Beijing 2022 Olympics and the thematic song “Fire Flakes” were also presented at the event.