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They were given an Olive Branch, and were received major honor throughout Greece.

They were granted with large sums of money and would be made a statue of themselves. Poets would sing odes in their praise. :))

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The final day winners of the Ancient Olympics Games in Greece would be rewarded with olive leaves near the temple of Zeus and maybe a purple silk robe or/and money

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A head wreath.

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What is the prizes for the ancient Olympic games?


What prizes do the winners receive in the olympic game?

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals.

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

they receive a medal

What do Olympic winners get prizes?

well i think they just get the gold, silver or bronze medals.

Were there any prizes in the Ancient olympic games?

The prizes were olive wreaths, palm branches and woollen ribbons

How was the olympic games in ancient Greece the same as today's olympic games?

They both had people in it and judges and prizes

What prizes do olympic winners receive?

In modern Olympic, the first-places winners got gold medal ,the second-places winners got silver medal and the third-places winners got bronce medal. In ancient Olympic, the winner got olive branches.

Do award winners receive any cash prizes?

Medalists do not receive cash prizes from the IOC or Olympic organizers, however some countries, including the US and Canada, reward their country's medalists with cash prizes.

What were the prizes ancient Olympic?

olive leaf wreath and a statue of themselves on mount Olympus.

Do the winners of an Olympic event get a cash prize along with a medal?

The International Olympic Committee does not award cash prizes to the winners. Many countries, however, do offer cash prizes and other incentives to medalists. In 2012, American competitors who won Olympic medals were rewarded in cash by the US Olympic Committee. Gold medal winners received $25,000, Silver medal winners received $15,000, and Bronze medal winners received $10,000. However, the real money is earned through commercial endorsements. Some Olympians get paid a performance bonus from sponsors for winning a medal and may sign commercial endorsements that could wind up paying them millions.

What kind of prizes do the Olympians get?

Winners of the Olympic games receive medals when they win an event. The first place winners always receive gold medals. The second place person or team will receive silver medals.

Do they ship price is right prizes to winners?