Buzz·Posted on Aug 13, 2016Here's The Deal With Those Little Figurines They Give The Olympic Medalists*pauses DVR, zooms in*by Jessica MisenerBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink You might have noticed that in addition to some shiny bling, Rio Olympics winners are awarded ~something else~ at their medal ceremonies. Clive Rose / Getty Images It's these little...multicolored...doohickeys? Clive Rose / Getty Images WHAT ARE THEY??? Clive Rose / Getty Images No one seems to know. Twitter: @rhysdurham Twitter: @TheRussMcGrath Twitter: @AngieMaskeBerka Some of the athletes even seem confused. Buda Mendes / Getty Images Congrat Michael, but also like can you explain this? Adam Pretty / Getty Images The trophy is actually a model of the official Rio Olympics logo, which is the first 3D logo in Olympics history. Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images The sculpture reportedly functions as a medal holder, but PICS OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN. Matthias Hangst / Getty Images In every past Olympics, medal winners have been given flowers. Ronald Martinez / Getty Images The flowers were scrapped this year for being "not very sustainable," according to the New York Times. Doug Pensinger / Getty Images Athletes often would end up just throwing the bouquets away. So, instead of flowers, every medal winner gets this figurine/ornament/statue/sculpture/paperweight/gizmo. Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty Images Even if some people are, let's just say, underwhelmed. Twitter: @bekahharry Twitter: @kevlennon1 Twitter: @notsotweets What do you think? Sign up for BuzzFeed's Rio Roundup newsletter to get the hottest news each day of the games! If you can't see the signup box above, just go here to sign up!