OLYMPIC GAMES

The United States athletes that earned the most at Tokyo 2020

After the conclusion of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the United States Olympic Federation and the athletes who won medals received the most money in prizes.

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The United States athletes that earned the most at Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo Olympic Games have come to an end and the United States dominated the campaign with the most medals (113) with more than 600 athletes competing. The hours, days, months and years they spend training for the summer event is well compensated by the US Olympic Federation.

Prizes for each American athlete

According to a covid-19 impact survey taken prior to the Olympic Games, 59 percent of the American athletes were making less than $25,000 during the year of the campaign. For this year, the US Olympic Federation gave a bonus prize of $37,000 for winning one gold medal, meaning that those who win more than one earn more money.

The Federation gave a bonus prize of $22,000 for those who won silver and $15,000 for bronze. The swimmers at the Tokyo Olympics were the American athletes that won the most medals and therefore they earned the most money.

Dressel wins five gold medals

The United States swimmer Caeleb Dressel earned a total of $187,500 in prizes for the five gold medals he won during the event, while the American swimmer Katie Ledecky earned a total of $120,000 in prizes.Here is the list of the athletes from Team USA who earned the most during the Tokyo Olympics.

Caeleb Dressel- $187,500

Katie Ledecky- $120,000

Sidney McLaughlin- $75,000

Athing Mu-$75,000

Zachary Apple- $75,000

Ryan Murphy-$75,000

Sunisa Lee- $75,000

Robert Finke- $75,000

Rai Benjamin- $60,000

Dalilah Muhammad- $60,000

Regan Smith- $60,000

Lilly King- $60,000