120 thousand PLN – this is the amount that Anita Włodarczyk will collect for the gold medal in Tokyo. In addition, the state will give other medalists a pension for life. The threshing machine won its favor 9 years ago in London. But there are also countries that are more generous. For example, a Filipino weightlifter earned nearly $1 million for a gold medal in Tokyo, a house in central Manila, beachfront accommodations, free gas and airline tickets. But there are also those who will not pay their stars a penny.

  • Polish Olympic medalists can count on relatively high cash prizes to win the medal. Depending on discipline and competition, it can be from 37.5 to 120 thousand. zloty
  • In addition to the prizes paid by the Polish Olympic Committee, medalists are entitled to a so-called sports pension, but only under certain conditions.
  • Regardless of the “state” awards, athletes can count on those that will be funded by the Olympians’ home sponsors or cities. In the past, medalists, for example, got an apartment in the city center
  • In other countries, the approach is very different. The Philippines made the medalist a millionaire and a legend. On the other hand, there are countries that do not pay a penny for their medals
  • More such information can be found on the home page of Onet.pl

Agnieszka Kobus-Zawojska, Maria Sajdak, Marta Wieliczko, Katarzyna Zillmann, Dariusz Kowaluk, Iga Baumgart-Witan, Małgorzata Hołub-Kowalik, Karol Zalewski, Justyna więty-Ersetic, Malyna więty-Ersetic, Natalia Wprondarcłolik. Although Poland officially only has six medals in the medal standings (including four I won on Tuesday), 16 athletes already have their discs.

But medals are not everything. In accordance with the regulations approved by the Polish Olympic Committee, they will also receive large cash prizes.

Photo: POC

Cash prizes for Polish medalists in Tokyo

Olympic gold. How Much Do Athletes Earn From Olympic Medals?

Anita Włodarczyk will be the richest, collecting 120 thousand for gold in Tokyo. zloty. The winning 4x400m mixed relay members will win 90,000. PLN each, and rowing and rowing machines – 60 thousand. PLN per head. Wrestler Tadeusz Michalik and Thresher Malwina Kopron – 50,000 zlotys each. It is easy to count: the Polish Olympic Committee must pay 1.2 million PLN for the first four medals of our representatives.

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