Does the US pay athletes for the Gold Metals they win?
no, they give they give them a jacketed horse
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.
14500 athletes are competing to win the gold medals!
The Olympic Committee awards its athletes, $25,000 for gold, $15,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze. The athletes still have to pay taxes on whatever money they win.
The country that has athletes that win gold gets pride. There is nothing else.
Yes she won a few gold metals
The 1st place athletes
yes, on every medal they win they have to pay taxes on it.
12 gold metals, 7 silver metals and 10 bronze metals
The athletes take drugs, to get sron and win gold nedals.
The Olympic games are about bringing the best athletes from around the world to compete in events. Athletes compete for the chance to win the gold medal.
No the british athletes just get the medal and no insentives. They believe in the desire to compete in the Olympics. Not to compete for money or incentives.
No, in the Olympics, only athletes receive medals.
Ryan Sheckler age 13
in the 2008 Beijing Olympics
he won 8 gold metals
4 gold metals
Which of these athletes did not win a gold medal for Great Britain at the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow?
Three kinds: Gold, silver and bronze
the answer is my nan
110 medals (36 gold).
In today's Olympic Games, the majority of athletes are professionals who are paid to play their sport. In addition, many countries pay their athletes a bonus if they win a medal..
Only if they win a gold medal! If they win silver or worse all of their stuff is packed up when they get back to the athletes village and Jeff probst extinguishes their torch! They then are asked to return to their country by mule!
in 2006 winter games,germany won 11 gold metals
That was the 1984 Games in Los Angeles when New Zealand athletes won 8 gold medals.
Some of China's most famous athletes to win gold medals include Liu Xiang and Li Ning.
That was the 2004 Summer Games in Athens.
The answer is yes and no. First, there have been a lot of erroneous blog posts about this topic, especially as it relates to American athletes. Some internet sources claimed the athletes would have to pay a tax of as much as $9,000 if they won a gold medal (false). In fact, the gold medal is only about 1% gold, so it would not have a great financial value. But what is true is that… Read More
Athletes are not given prize money for winning gold, silver or bronze etc. at an event.
Nothing. It's illegal to pay college athletes anything.
Bangkok Post states that 51 Thai athletes will take part in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. They are expected to win two gold medals.
The Olympics aren't over yet, and Phelps hasn't won a gold yet either.
they win either a gold medal (if they come in first position), silver medal (if they come in second position) or bronze medal (if they come in third position).
If u win gold you will pay over 5k in taxes
In most places, no you do not. Most countries do pay a bonus award to athletes that win medals, even the US.
2 gold metals and 1 bronz so 3
Altogether, 41. 7 gold, 16 silver and 18 bronze.
As of the 2008 Games, that was the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles when New Zealand athletes won 8 gold medals.
I found an article in USA Today that said the payout for a gold medal win is $30,000.00.
Olympic athletes do not get paid for the medals they win. They do not receive pay for participating. U.S. medalists receive cash prizes from the U.S. Olympic committee. Gold medal winners receive $25,000, silver medal winners receive $15,000, and bronze medal winners receive $10,000.
yes they do: $20,000 for gold $15,000 for silver $10,000 for bronze They're paid by the USOC (United States Olympic Committee)
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.
The Special Olympics was started by Eunice Kennedy Shriver for athletes with disabilities to compete one with one another. As with the Olympics and the Paralympics, competitors win gold, silver, and bronze medals.
There were many. GB won 29 Gold Medal Events and some were for team and 2 person events which means 48 Gold Medals were presented to the Athletes of the 29 Events
Same word as win: "accomplishment, achievement, conquest, gain, gold star, gold, kill, killing, pay dirt, score, slam, success, sweep, triumph"
It was one, but the medal had to be given back when they found out that she had the advantage over other athletes from taking ritalin.
Most Famous athletes to win the 100 meters include Usian Bolt and Carl Lewis.
Cuba sent 111 athletes and won 14 medals including 5 Gold medals
there are 3 ways: 1)gather points and convert them into gold 2)pay with your credit card :\ 3)win a competition
Nothing; most Olympic athletes make money from endorsement deals and other ways of trading on their fame such as book deals, television commentary, interviews, etc. Many, particularly in less popular sports have regular jobs, or are supported by their families.
Australian athletes won a total of 35 medals (7 gold, 16 silver, and 12 bronze)