This is a rare Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Participation Medal, only for those who participated in the Games Medal is new in original box Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games Participation Medal. Medal is 1 1/2" diameter. Box is 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 1 1/4". Artifact History Participation medals have been provided to all athletes, functionaries and other participants since the first modern Olympic Games in Athens 1896. The workforce participation medals were designed by Shawn Parkinson and Chloé Douglas based on the "Look of the Games " graphic standards that reflect the unique landscape of the host region.