no, it is the participants own choice whether or not they want to become a professional athlete. Most of the time a professional athlete cannot participate in the olympics.
You buy a ticket and watch. Or you participate as an athlete.
Coz they want medals and have fun. Answered by an athlete.
The New Zealand athlete might participate in the Triathlon
most are prps anyway
Originally specifically for amateur athletes, the Olympics began allowing professionals to compete in 1986.
be of a great athlete
You have a .00565% chance of becoming a professional athlete.
Athlete who does it for a living.
216 countries will participate in 2012 Olympics.....
You can participate in the U.S Olympics at the age of 12.