Are this year's Winter Olympic medals the most beautiful ever?

The silver, gold and bronze medals for the Bejing Winter Olympics
(Image credit: Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games)

The Olympic Games come every four years, and when they do, we get to relish in plenty of exciting and innovative designs from posters to logos (oh, and some sport too). And of course, this year's Winter Olympics are no different, with the medal designs catching our eye as usual. 

The medals, titled Tong Xin (meaning 'together as one'), are more than just cool designs though – they have a hidden meaning harking back to China's history. The medals are inspired by jade pendants found in ancient tombs, said to immortalise the body and guide the soul it's buried with. Users over on TikTok have gone wild for the medals, but not everyone is convinced by the designs. 


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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.