BERLIN: German athletes will receive up to 20,000 euros ($22,518) for a gold medal at this August’s Rio Olympic Games, the German Sports Aid (DSH) foundation said. Germany’s silver medallists at the Rio Games, from August 5-21, will receive 15,000 euros for silver and 10,000 for bronze while finalists will bank from 5,000 euros for fourth place to 1500 for finishing eighth and last. The scale will also be used for the Paralympic Games in Rio, from September 7 to 18, and is the same as the one used for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Per Rio gold $22,518
The Himalayan Times
Published: 07:15 am Apr 26, 2016