What do different countries pay Olympians? - Window to the Winter Games

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Unless you’re a huge name like Shaun White, there's no guarantee being an Olympic athlete is particularly lucrative. In fact, according to CNN, some Olympians live below the poverty line.

But being an Olympic athlete with a medal is a different story. Many countries pay competitors six-figure bonuses for bringing home the gold. Check out what Olympians from all the over the world earn for winning a medal. -- Danielle Tarasiuk

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