An Olympic Gold medal is worth 25,000 U.S. Dollars
The gold medal is 92.5% silver plated with 6 grammes of gold.
The US Olympic committee pays $25,000.00 to gold medal winners.
6g of gold is used as plate, the medal is 92.5% silver.
1%. Believe it or not, an Olympic gold medal is only 1.34% gold. It's actually mostly made of silver.
6 grammes of gold, the medal is nearly all silver (92.5%).
Probably not that much, because the medal is made out to the swimmer.
That will be based on the country. The US Olympic committee pays an award bonus of $25,000 for a gold medal.
The Olympic medals are designed especially for each individual Olympic Games by the host city's organizing committee. Each medal must be at least three millimeters thick and 60 millimeters in diameter. Also, the gold and silver Olympic medals must be made out of 92.5 percent silver, with the gold medal covered in six grams of gold.
The gold medals used at the 2010 Olympic games in Vancouver each contained 6 g of gold as a plated layer.
According to reports on the Internet, the contents of an Olympic Silver Medal are the same as with an Olympic Gold Medal, 92.5 percent pure silver. The Gold Medal is covered by at least 6 grams of gold, according to the Olympic Charter. Some Olympic hosts make the medals larger or smaller according to their respective preferences...but the content must still follow the Charter.
The 2014 Olympic silver medal is slightly heavier compared to the gold medal. It has 525 grams of silver with a 960 hallmark.