1 Olympic Gold Medal = $1 Million
Jamaican government gifts coming for Olympic, Paralympic athletes
Usain Bolt is set to have the biggest payday, having won gold in the 100m and 200m, as $1 million will be awarded to each individual gold medal winner. The other $1-million recipients will be Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who captured the women’s 100m, and Alphanso Cunningham, who won gold in the men’s javelin F52/F53 at the Paralympics. Read more on Jamaica Gleaner.