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This Is How Much Olympic Athletes Make After Winning Gold

By Karly Carpena
August 14, 2016

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you have watched the Olympics this year in Rio. Michael Phelps won a gold medal in his last race yesterday to make Olympic history!


Olympic athletes not only bring home gold for their country, but some countries actually pay their athletes for every medal they win!


A non-profit called the United States Olympic Committee actually pays the athletes! They get $25,000 for gold, $15,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze medals.


Click the CONTINUE button below to see how much your favorite Olympic athletes make!