The scandal erupted around the Olympic medals, which were awarded the winners of last year’s Olympic and Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro. More than 130 medals with rusty spots were returned to the organizers. About the incident, reports the TV channel REN TV, citing the words of the Director of public relations of the organizing Committee of the «Rio 2016».
He explained that the medals, which are dominated by the bronze award has already been sent to the mint, where will their restoration. Stains due to improper storing of medals, which could damage the paintwork. Ten awards were corrupted because of being in the extreme cold.
In the «Rio 2016», said that a similar process with metal are normal.