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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.

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