Olympic athlete diets may vary based on factors such as individual preference, sport, gender and nationality, but in general, these elite athletes tend to eat much more than the average person. For example, American swim... More »

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Olympic athletes do not make a salary, but that doesn't mean they don't earn money. The U.S. Olympic Committee awards prize money to Americans who earn medals. American medalists earned $25,000 for a gold medal, $15,000 ... More »

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Olympic athletes do not get paid a base amount of money for attending the Olympics. Most Olympic athletes rely on a combination of endorsements, training centers, individual sports' governing bodies, initiatives from the... More »

The amount of iron an individual should eat in a day depends on the age, gender and health condition of the person, states WebMD. Because infants and toddlers grow quickly, they need more iron than adults. More »

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The five multicolored Olympic rings are linked because they symbolize the unity of athletes from all parts of the world who participate and compete against one another at the Olympic Games, according to Olympics Go for t... More »

The five interlocking Olympic rings represent the athletes of five continents coming together to compete in the Olympic games. Each color represents the colors of the flags used by every nation in the Olympics at the tim... More »

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Pierre de Coubertin, who designed the Olympic logo with five interlocking rings, suggested that the rings represent the five general areas of the world where people (and the athletes competing in the games) live. Five so... More »

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