The US does not pay athletes for winning medals.
Depends what country you are from. The United States gives it athletes no money for winning a gold medal.
does athletes get pay for gold record
yes, on every medal they win they have to pay taxes on it.
Only on Gold. Olympic gold medals are made up of about 4,000 dollars worth of gold, depending on the year. Seeing that gold is a form of currency (in the united states at least), they would be expected to pay the Gold Standard Tax, enacted in 1980 in order to keep gold as a viable currency in the United States. Luckily, the United States government pays its own athletes a larger sum, so there is never really a problem.
Yes, the US Olympic Committee gives cash awards of $25,000, $15,000, and $10,000 to winners of gold, silver, and bronze medals, respectively. Athletes, as of now, still have to pay taxes on their winnings.
No they don't, it is simply a reward.
Here in Britain the answer is no