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London to feature largest medals

Updated: July 27, 2011, 4:43 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Bigger, wider, heavier -- that could be the motto for the medals at the 2012 London Olympics.

Measuring 3.35 inches in diameter and weighing 13 to 14 ounces, London's medals will be the largest awarded at a Summer Games.

The medals were presented by Princess Anne at a ceremony at London's Trafalgar Square on Wednesday to mark a year to go until the 2012 Olympics open.

The medals feature Nike, the Greek goddess of victory, on one side. On the other is an image containing ...

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