Olympic Gold prize money

The athlete walking away from Rio with the biggest paycheck for a single gold medal doesn’t even come from an official country.
Taiwanese woman weightlifter Hsu Shu-ching, who competed under the banner of Chinese-Taipei, is being rewarded with $952,000 by Taiwan’s Ministry of Education and the island’s Olympic Committee. …

France, South Korea, Japan, China and the United States also reward medalists with money — but on a much smaller scale. China offers about $36,000 for a gold medal win, while the United States Olympic Committee rewards gold medalists with $25,000. …


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