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Most athletes do not get paid a set amount. Only gold, silver, and bronze medal winners get paid by the USOC (US Olympic Committee). Gold gets $25,000; Silver, $15,000; and Bronze, $10,000. Other than that, they get paid by sponsors, who pay differently depending on the Olympian.

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