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Of course every athlete always goes for the gold. However, there are other benefits to doing your best. In some cases countries give out monetary incentives to ensure their country racks up the medals. Therefore, there begs the question, how much Olympians get paid after competing?
How Much Olympians Get Paid After Competing
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You may be surprised to know that there is not a set scale or amount that countries pay out. As a result some nations offer athletes way more than others. Also, there are some parts of world where athletes only compete for the love of rising to the occassion.
There’s no wrong way to eat a Reese’s and there’s no wrong way to deal with rewarding competitors. So then, if you have ever wondered just how much athletes receive for being the best in the world we got you covered. Check out this quick video that answers How Much Olympians Get Paid After Competing once and for all.
Okay so what did we learn boys and girls? That’s right, you should move to Malaysia (LOL aka biggest pay out). Hope that video was enlightening and remember regardless of the reward the biggest win is succeeding while doing your very best.
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