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Explanation: If this is (as it appears to be) instructions, I'd suggest 'the losing team climbs the steps of the podium to the top level and receives the medals there'. However, perhaps it would be better worded as 'The members of the losing team climb the steps of the podium ... ' (in case there isn't enough room at the top of the podium for all the team members at once).
Ken Cox Local time: 16:44 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 414