Trinidad and Tobago won 5 medals in the 2008 Olympics.
Trinidad and Tobago competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London with a total of 30 athletes (21 men and 9 women) in 6 sports. Keshorn Walcott won a gold medal for Men's javelin throw and 8 athletes were awarded bronze medals including 2 to Lalonde Gordon
Total of 1,782 athletes won medals at 2012 Olympics. With Michael Phelps winning the most medals (6).
they get it as a prize for winning the olympics.
Scottish athletes have won 9 medals.
Athletes do not get paid for winning medals at the Olympics.
Did you know:Babe Didrikson is considered one of the greatest female athletes of all time.
Refer to "How many medals can be won by female swimmers at the olympics?"
Because they can win medals!
No, in the Olympics, only athletes receive medals.