Paralympians 'listening' to their medals

Visually impaired Paralympian medal winners now have one more way to distinguish between medals.

Aside from the braille writing on each medal, small beads have been placed in every one, allowing the Paralympians to shake and listen to their medals. When Shaken, each medal will produce a different metallic sound; a gold medal will produce the loudest sound while the bronze will producing a quieter note.

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