According to the link on http://happyamsguy.blogspot.com/2008/08/singapore-pays-most-for-olympic-medals.html, it states the countries paying for Olympics Gold medal.
The Olympic committee of that country. 25,000$
The country who is hosting the Olympics
The record for most Athletics Olympic medals won was 19 medals by Michael Phelps in swimming at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
what year did the US win the most summer Olympic medals?
Ole Einar Bjørndalen has won the most Winter Olympic medal with 13 total medals. The American with the most Winter Olympic medals is Apolo Anton Ohno with 8 total medals.
As far as total medals go, England has won their most Summer Olympic medals in athletics and their most Winter Olympic medals in figure skating.
Currently Michael Phelps holds the world record for the most Olympic medals won at 22 medals.
Kristin Otto (6 Gold medals in a single Olympic).
Japan won the most Olympic gold medals, with a total of 58 medals by the end of the 2004 Games.
Canada won 17 Olympic gold medals
Athletes do not get paid for winning medals at the Olympics.