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The US Olympic committee pays an award bonus of $25,000 for a gold medal.

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Q: How much do the US athletes get paid for winning gold medals?
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How much money does the US give to the gold medals winners from the United States?

The US does not pay athletes for winning medals.

How much do other countries pay for winning gold medals?

Depends what country you are from. The United States gives it athletes no money for winning a gold medal.

How much money do Chinese athletes get for winning the gold medals?

None, they don't even get paid it is just a good thing for their country.

How much do the us athletes get paid for winning silver and bronze medals?

Athletes do not get paid for winning any of the medals. It is the honor for them and their country. Some do get endorsements from various companies like Nike, but for most they go home to their normal lives.

How much do Canadian athletes get for medals?

Athletes recieve $20,000 for a gold medal, $15,000 for a silver, and $10,000 for a bronze.

How many athletes received medals in the 2012 Olympics?

There were 962 metals given out for the 302 events. The number of Athletes is much higher because every athlete will get the medal on the winning team or pair. There were Bronze medals awarded to 2 individuals in 56 events and there were also 2 bronze metals upgraded to silver when there were ties for second. 302 gold metals 304 silver medals and 356 bronze medals were won by the athletes. Just in Men's water Polo the event medals of the Gold Silver and Bronze medals were awarded to 39 athletes and the same for the women's Water Polo. In Football or Soccer the Men and Women's event metals went to 108 athletes who are members of the six medal winning teams. Instead of 12 medals there were 182 athletes who received metals for these 4 events alone

How much does the US pay it's athletes for gold medals?

They are not paid. This would mean they are professional athletes and to play they can't be paid. The athletes get endorsements from companies after they win.

How much gold medals does Michael Phelps have?

he has about 52 gold medals

How much gold medals does Usain Bolt have?

He has 3 gold medals from the Olympics.

How much gold medals does peter snell have?

Olympic Games: 3 gold medals Commonwealth games: 2 gold medals

How much does a Grenada athletic get for winning gold medal?

No one is paid for winning Olympic medals directly. However winning one may improve some ones chances of getting a sponsor and advertising contract.

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