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At the Ancient Olympic Games only one winner per event was ... participating in the Olympic Games" and that the prize for the winner was "an ... Olympic Gold medals are required to be made...

Rio Olympics 2016 Medal Value & Cash Prizes Money

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Apr 23, 2015 ... Gold medal material national federations award cash prize money to ... Olympics 2016 in Rio are fast approaching with around 1 year to go ...

Sally Pearson calls for prize money at Olympics - CNN.com

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Mar 18, 2015 ... Pearson is the fifth fastest 100 meter hurdler in history and became the 10th female Australian track athlete to win an Olympic gold medal after ...

Do Olympic Medalists Receive Cash Prizes With Their Medals?

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Aug 6, 2012 ... As to the amounts of these prizes, the United States Olympic Committee awards $25,000 for a gold medal, $15,000 for a silver, and 10,000 for a ...

Money For Medals: How Sochi Athletes Stand To Cash In

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Feb 4, 2014 ... Some athletes competing at the Sochi Winter Olympics stand to gain tens of ... In neighboring Armenia, awards include $30,000 for gold medals, ... will be awarded prize money of $113.000 for gold, $71,000 for silver, and ...

Olympic champions to get Rs 75 lakh from government - Times of India

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Jan 29, 2015 ... NEW DELHI: The gold medal winners at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will get Rs 75 lakh as prize money as the government on Thursday ...

The Payoff From Winning an Olympic Medal - Bloomberg

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Aug 8, 2012 ... Gold medalist Zhe Feng of China poses on the podium during the ... Great Britain is awarding no prize money to its medalists, but it will put their ...

Win Olympic Gold, Cash, Then Endorsement Payday - Forbes

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Feb 8, 2014 ... Now that the U.S. wins first gold medal of 2014 Sochi Olympics, the cash will ... They pay when they get the money, unless they contract for time ...

Prize money payouts: Olympic medalists are shortchanged - Fortune

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Feb 4, 2014 ... That's in part due to monetary bonuses -- $25,000 for gold, $15,000 for silver, $10,000 for bronze -- that the United States Olympic Committee ...

What do different countries pay Olympians? | Fourth-Place Medal ...

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Feb 9, 2014 ... But being an Olympic athlete with a medal is a different story. ... Some countries like Kazakhstan pay their gold medalists $250,000.

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Olympic silver and gold medals are at least 92.5% silver, with the gold medals plated with at least 6 grams of pure gold. Bronze medals are made from copper-tin alloys. Recent medals have weighed 200 to nearly 600 grams.
Gold and silver medals are worth approximately $800 and $500, respectively. Bronze medals are worth around $3. Other than the medals, the IOC does not distribute prize money.
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How much money do Olympic athletes earn by competing?

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Feb 10, 2014 ... will pay $510,000 to their athletes if they bring home gold medal from Olympic Games in Sochi. Out of four athletes from Azerbaijan (have you ...

The price of gold: Taking first place in Olympics could cost US stars ...

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Feb 8, 2014 ... 8, 2014: U.S. Olympic gold medal winner Sage Kotsenburg in Sochi, Russia. ... prizes to Olympians who win a medal -- $25,000 for a gold, $15,000 for a silver ... from paying taxes on the medals and the accompanying money.

Olympic Medal? Well Done, Now Pay Your Taxes: Uncle Sam - NBC ...

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Feb 19, 2014 ... Uncle Sam wants his percentage, whether it's gold, silver or bronze. The U.S. Olympic Committee awards cash prizes to medal winners ─ $25,000 for ... But the money is considered earned income abroad and subject to IRS ...