The true financial burden of becoming an Olympic gold medalist — Quartz

Last week, while sitting in traffic, I noticed a weathered bumper sticker with a little acoustic guitar on it that said: “Real musicians have day jobs.” I presume most of us do have real day jobs, but as the Rio Olympic Games begin, for some reason—maybe because I’m an ex-Olympic shooter—I wondered about the hundreds…

via The true financial burden of becoming an Olympic gold medalist — Quartz

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