The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang come to a close on Sunday. Viewers can watch the produced broadcast of the closing ceremony on NBC at 8 p.m. E.T.
Over the past two weeks, hundreds of medals have been awarded to athletes from all over the world. Some of the winners are also bringing home a cash bonus.
The International Olympic Committee doesn’t give prize money, but many countries reward their medalists with a bonus. U.S. Olympians, for example, earned $37,500 for each gold medal won this year, $22,500 for each silver and $15,000 for each bronze. In team sports, each team member splits the pot evenly.
Other countries, but not all, offer a “medal bonus.” In Singapore, gold medalists take home $1 million. Silver medalists earn a cool $500,000 and bronze medalists get $250,000. In the 2018 Games, there was just one athlete from Singapore who could capitalize on the big bonus.