I made some custom medals for some friends, who are running a race soon.
But I have doubts about how long I should make the ribbon. Too short and it will be like a necklace, too long and it will go down to the waist.
I have never won a medal myself, so I have nothing to measure by and compare to. (I have won trophies though, so don't feel sorry for me hehe.)
When I say length, I mean the length of the string (flat silk fabric) from end to end. Since it's tied in one end forming a loop, I suppose you could also call it the circumference if you were to lay it out as a circle.
What is the common length? Or should I just estimate from how it hangs on myself, aiming for the upper part of the chest?