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Thai Incentives

Gold medalist = $314,000

Silver medalist = $187,788

Bronze medalist = $125,213

Philippine Incentives

Gold medalist = US$220,000

Azerbaijan Incentives:

Gold: AZN 100,000 and NOC-AZN 50,000

Silver: AZN 50,000 and NOC AZN 30,000

Bronze: AZN 25,000 and AZN 20,000

The AZN amounts are converted to the following:

AZN 100,000 = USD 123,777

AZN 50,000 = USD 61,888

AZN 25,000 = USD 30,944

I honestly don't know the difference between AZN and NOC-AZN.Russia Incentives:

Gold medalist: 100,000 euros (US$150,000)

Silver medalist: 60,000 euros (US$90,000)

Bronze medalist: 40,000 euros (US$60,000)

Slovenia Incentives:

Individual events:

Gold medalist: 39,350 euros (62,920 U.S. dollars)

Silver medalist: 30,400 euros (48,609 dollars)

Bronze medalist: 21,450 euros (34,298 dollars)

Team events:

Gold medalists in team sports will each receive 10,000 euros (15,990 dollars) from the Slovenian Olympic Committee in addition to the one-off 96,750 euros (154,703 dollars) that the state is giving to the whole team

Malaysia Incentives

[Note: These amounts may have already been increased.]

Medal incentives:

Gold = RM160,000 [US$ 49,088.96]

Silver = RM80,000 [US$ 24,544.48]

Bronze = RM40,000 [US$ 12,272.24]

Monthly pension for retired medalists:

Gold medalist = RM3,500

Silver medalist = RM1,500

Bronze medalist = RM1,000

Allowance for Olympic qualifiers:

Monthly allowance = RM1,000 [US$318]

United States Incentives

[Note: This was for the 2004 Olympics]

Gold medalist = $25,000

Silver medalist = $15,000

Bronze medalist = $10,000

Canada Incentives [in Canadian dollars]

Gold medalist = $20,000

Silver medalist = $15,000

Bronze medalist = $10,000

Australia Incentives

Quote from an official:

"We have a medal incentive scheme which only goes down to number four and the best are getting $18,000."

Kenya Incentives

Gold medalist = US$11,000

Silver medalist = US$ 7,500

Bronze medalist = US$ 3,700

Palestine Incentives

Monthly allowance: US$ 100

Argentina Incentives

Olympic qualifiers:

Sportsmen diplomas and scholarships of 4,000 pesos. [US $ 1,326]

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