How much money does an athelete get for a gold medal?
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.
How much money does an American athlete earn from the US Olympic Committee for winning a gold medal in the Olympics?
They earn $25,000.00 for a gold medal.
None, although there might be money from sponsorships.
A gold medal is really mostly silver. It consists of just over one percent actual gold and is worth about $644.00. (ksdk.com)
They receive no money from the Olympics. However a win will certainly lead to some sort of endorsement deal with advertisers. The only consideration they receive is the medal. If you consider the value of the gold medal as "payment", it is worth something, but not much. The gold medal is not solid gold. The value of a gold medal, made according to Olympic Charter specifications, which contains 6 grams of gold with the rest… Read More
Depends what country you are from. The United States gives it athletes no money for winning a gold medal.
50,000 for a gold in the L A summer x games. I think it is about the same for winter
The gold medal is 92.5% silver plated with 6 grammes of gold.
An Olympic Gold medal is worth 25,000 U.S. Dollars
The medal is silver with a 6 gram coating of gold.
He gets no money but he just earned a gold medal and the respect from not only his mother country, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, but also the world. Cheers
6g of gold is used as plate, the medal is 92.5% silver.
6 grammes of gold, the medal is nearly all silver (92.5%).
You cant earn money in the Olympics. The Olympics pay for a win with fame and a gold medal.
It sonly 7.5% gold
Priceless. There are some things money doesn't buy! Well, at least the medals won in honest hard effort!
Individual Sports 50,000 naira for a gold medal 25,000 naira for a silver medal 10,000 naira for a bronze medal Team Sports/Relays $50,000 for a gold (family splits money) $25,000 for a silver (family splits money) $10,000 for a bronze (family splits money) For example: In the 2008 Olympics Michael Phelps got $37,500 for realys and $250,000 for individual events. So a the end of the 2008 Olympics Michael Phelps had made $287,500!!!!!!!!!!
1%. Believe it or not, an Olympic gold medal is only 1.34% gold. It's actually mostly made of silver.
i have a celtic centenary medal in green padded case gold coloured not sure if its real gold or plated i am looking to find out how much this could be worth
The US Olympic committee pays $25,000.00 to gold medal winners.
Payment for winning Olympic medals varies by country. Some do not pay any money at all. The United States Olympic Committee pays its medal winners $25,000 to gold medal winners, $15,000 to those who take home a silver and $10,000 for a bronze. Some of the richer U.S. sport federations give additional prize money to their winners as well. There are many appearances and endorsement deals that generally follow a gold medal winner. See related… Read More
Gold medals only contain 1.34% gold (around 6 grams). 92.5% of a gold medal is actually silver while the rest is copper. The silver medal itself is also 92.5% silver, but it has no gold (obviously). Bronze medals are 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin. there is 5.56g of gold in the gold medal.
Modern Olympic "gold" medals are actually mainly silver, plated with gold. Each medal contains at least 6 grams of gold.
Probably not that much, because the medal is made out to the swimmer.
8% only in olympics 2012.
Each gold medal is made up of 92.5 percent silver and 1.34 percent gold, with the remainder copper. The value of the materials in the gold medal is about $644
The medal winners do not officially get a monetary reward from the Olympic committees. The award depends on the country's Olympic committee and the country's generosity. For example, one country may award a gold medalist with $10,000 whereas another country may award a gold medal with $50,000. Most athletes make their money through endorsement deals and sponsors.
They get about $10,000 but the medal is only worth about $650 by itself
They give you a check for 25,000 dollars and a medal.
a million lol.............
It wins alot
There is very little gold in an Olympic gold medal, but since the medal is redesigned each time the Olympics are held, the amount can change a bit. The gold medals for the 2014 Winter Olympics contained 6 grams of gold. The medals weigh 531 grams each.
1 million dollars
Tha depends how you got the medal. Is from a recent Olympic or an ancient one e.g. 1896 or 2010? Does it have any major event atached to it e.g. Miracle on Ice? If it has no historical value, if it's made from real gold, it depends how much gold the medal contains.
That will be based on the country. The US Olympic committee pays an award bonus of $25,000 for a gold medal.
£100m i think
About $45 to 50
It depends on the price of gold at the time, however they are not pure gold. The gold medals for Sochi 2014 Olympics are worth approximately $566. Each gold medal has 525 grams of silver and about 6 grams of gold.
Gold medals only contain 1.34% gold (around 6 grams). 92.5% of a gold medal is actually silver while the rest is copper. The silver medal itself is also 92.5% silver, but it has no gold (obviously). Bronze medals are 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin. Answer 10 to 15 ounces of gold
A silver medal weighs about the same amount as a gold medal. So it weighs about 2 1/4 lbs.
That will be based on the country. The US Olympic committee pays an award bonus of $25,000 for a gold medal. The United Kingdom pays nothing.
sally pearson has won 1 gold medal
According to the Olympic Charter, there must be 6 grams of pure gold. Gold medals only contain 1.34% gold. 92.5% of a gold medal is actually silver while the rest is copper. The silver medal itself is also 92.5% silver, but it has no gold (obviously). Bronze medals are 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin.
The olympic medals are not solid gold, silver or copper. Each medal is about 70 mm in diameter and 6 mm thick. The medal weighs about 150 grams. Only 6 grams of it is gold.
Britta Heidemann used approximately 7.5 minutes in the Individual Women's Epee gold medal match.
An Olympic medal contains 71.5 percent of gold by mass How much gold could be extracted from a medal that weighs 115 grams Answer in units of mol?
0.417 mol could be extracted.
An Olympic gold medal is worth about $500-$600 dollars each and depends on the price of gold at the time. Each gold medal has 525 grams of silver and about 6 grams of gold. The gold medals for Sochi 2014 Olympics are worth approximately $566. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gold Olympic medals are not made of solid gold, they are plated. Their value would be as medals from a particular games/athlete, ie a collectors value. This would therefore… Read More
The 2014 Olympic silver medal is slightly heavier compared to the gold medal. It has 525 grams of silver with a 960 hallmark.
Great Britain does not give any bonus or award for winning a medal.