Definitions for bronze medal
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a trophy made of bronze (or having the appearance of bronze) that is usually awarded for winning third place in a competition
A medal made of, or having the colour of, bronze, used as a prize for finishing in third place
Finishing in third position.
A bronze medal in sports and other similar areas involving competition is a medal made of bronze awarded to the third place finisher of contests or competitions such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. The outright winner receives a gold medal and the second place a silver medal. More generally, bronze is traditionally the most common metal used for all types of high-quality medals, including artistic ones. The practice of awarding bronze third place medals began at the 1904 Olympic Games in St. Louis, Missouri, prior to which only first and second places were awarded.
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