• Ed Gaines

Here’s How Much Olympic Gold Medalists Earn in Their Country

With the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo underway, there has been news of cash prizes being awarded to Olympic gold, silver and bronze medalists.



On Monday, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history by winning the first-ever gold medal for the Philippines. The Filipino government and local business people got together to award her with a house, a condo, and $660,000.



Here are a few of the Countries with cash prizes:


Singapore

Gold: $737,000

Silver: $369,000

Bronze: $184,000


Kazakhstan

Gold: $250,000

Silver: $150,000

Bronze: $75,000


Malaysia

Gold: $236,000

Silver: $71,000

Bronze: $24,000



Italy

Gold: $213,000

Silver: $107,000

Bronze: $71,000


Hungary

Gold: $168,000

Silver: $126,000

Bronze: $96,000


Brazil

Gold: $49,000

Silver: $29,000

Bronze: $20,000



Japan

Gold: $45,000

Silver: $18,000

Bronze: $9,000


United States of America

Gold: $37,500

Silver: $22,500

Bronze: $15,000


South Africa

Gold: $37,000

Silver: $19,000

Bronze: $7,000



Canada

Gold: $16,000

Silver: $12,000

Bronze: $8,000


Australia

Gold: $15,000

Silver: $11,000

Bronze: $7,000






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