Winning is not about cash, but each medal comes with a cash stipend of $37,500 for gold, $22,500 for silver, and $15,00o for bronze. The under a million dollar exemption came in 2016, in HR 5946, United States Appreciation for Olympians. The stipends come from the U.S. Olympic Committee, not the U.S. government.
Do Olympic medals come with money?
Australia, however, offers far less Olympic medal prize money relative to other nations. For her record result of four gold medals and three bronze medals in Tokyo, shell only be receiving $112,500.
How much are 2020 Olympic medals worth?
At the 2020 Olympics, the medal weighs in at about 550 grams, and its value is about $490. Olympic bronze – The bronze medal is comprised of 450 grams – almost a pound – of red brass. Red brass is 95% copper and 3% zinc, and is valued at about $2.40 a pound. The medals monetary value is about $2.40.
Is silver medal worth more than gold?
As of July 29, gold was priced at $1,831 per ounce and silver was priced at $25.78 per ounce, according to Markets Insider and Monex.com. Under that calculation, an Olympic gold medal is approximately worth a whopping $810.