Silver Medal

A silver medal in sports and other similar areas involving competition is a medal made of, or plated with, silver awarded to the second place finisher, or runner-up, of contests or competitions such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. The outright winner receives a gold medal and the third place a bronze medal. More generally, silver is traditionally a metal sometimes used for all types of high-quality medals, including artistic ones.

Read more about Silver Medal:  Olympic Games, The Open Championship

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    O, let us have him, for his silver hairs
    Will purchase us a good opinion,
    And buy men’s voices to commend our deeds.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)