• Finally, Paralympic Athletes Will Earn the Same Pay For Medals as Their Olympic Counterparts

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    The Tokyo Olympics will finally provide long-awaited recognition to Paralympic athletes. After the 2018 Winter Olympics, the US Olympic & Paralympic Committee announced Paralympians and Olympians will earn the same pay for the medals they win. Paralympic athletes will now receive $37,500 for each gold medal earned at the Paralympic Games, $22,500 for silver, and $15,000 for bronze. Previously, paralympic athletes received $7,500 for gold medals , $5,250 for silver, and $3,750 for bronze.
    "Paralympians are an integral part of our athlete community and we need to ensure we're appropriately...
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