There are hundreds of Olympic gold medal winners alive as of 2013.
The US Olympic committee pays $25,000.00 to gold medal winners.
The top five olympic gold medal winners are Dominic Culyer because he is amazing
they receive a medal
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.
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Rafael Nadal of Spain won the gold medal and Elena Dementieva won the gold medal for women's tennis.
Charlotte Cooper became the first female to win an Olympic Gold Medal (for tennis) in 1900.
The gold medal is an award given to the first place winners in Olympic events. The most recent Olympics in China followed in this tradition.
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.
Some Olympic Quarter Mile gold medal winners include John Baxter Taylor and Glenn Davis. You can learn more about these athletes online at the Wikipedia website.
There was no Olympics in 1978
That will be based on the country. The US Olympic committee pays an award bonus of $25,000 for a gold medal.
Here in Britain the answer is no
In modern Olympics games the got a gold medal, sliver medal and a bronze medal.
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One Australian Olympic gold medalist is Steven Hooker in the pole vault. He also holds the olympic pole vault record.