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No, they do not. However, the national committees for most countries will give athletes that win a medal an honorarium. The US awards $25k for gold, $15k for silver and $10k for bronze. Great Britain does not give and award. In some cases other organizations will award winners as well, I understand one of the US groups will pay one of the wrestlers a 6 figure bonus.

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