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Q: Do Canadian olympic athletes receive cash when they win gold medal?
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How much money does an athelete get for a gold medal?

Olympic athletes do not get paid for the medals they win. They do not receive pay for participating. U.S. medalists receive cash prizes from the U.S. Olympic committee. Gold medal winners receive $25,000, silver medal winners receive $15,000, and bronze medal winners receive $10,000.

How much do American athletes make per medal in the Olympics?

Olympic athletes are not paid to participate, or receive monetary rewards for medals awarded.

What prizes do the olympic winners receive as well as a gold medal?

they receive a medal

How much are Olympic athletes paid when they medal?

The Olympic Games are an amateur event, not a professional one. At least officially, none of the athletes receive any fees or salaries for their efforts. However, the ones who medal often end up with lucrative advertising and endorsement contracts after the Games.

What happens to Olympic athletes before they leave the podium?

they receive a medal, a greek tiara of leaves and a bouquet of roses, and someone shakes their hand from the olympic committee. c. vanlier

Who was the first Canadian to get a 2010 Vancouver olympic medal?

It was a silver medal by Canadian born mogulist Jenn Heil

How much do UK Olympic athletes get paid?

Olympic athletes are amateurs. They do not get paid. Britain does not award cash to medal winners. Other countries in the UK might award cash to their medal winners.

Do American olympic athletes receive cash when they win a gold medal?

yes they do: $20,000 for gold $15,000 for silver $10,000 for bronze They're paid by the USOC (United States Olympic Committee)

What are the Olympic games about?

The Olympic games are about bringing the best athletes from around the world to compete in events. Athletes compete for the chance to win the gold medal.

Did Ralph cox get an olympic medal?

Unfortunately, he was cut of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Ice Hockey team and did not receive a medal.

How much do Canadian athletes get for medals?

Athletes recieve $20,000 for a gold medal, $15,000 for a silver, and $10,000 for a bronze.

Do Olympic medalists get medal and flowers?

Yes, medalists receive flowers in addition to their medal.

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