None of the nearly 3,000 Olympians was paid to participate. However, if an American won a gold medal, the value was $37,500, silver $22,500 and bronze $15,000. Team members split those amounts. If your name is Shaun White, his gold was piddling, for he pulls in $10 million/year and is said to be worth $40 million.
If you won from Singapore: gold $750,000, silver $375,000 and bronze almost $200,000. No Winter winners, but Joseph Schooling did get a million Singapore dollars for beating Michael Phelps in the recent Rio Summer Olympics. Schooling is currently swimming for the University of Texas. He has actually being going to school in the U.S. since the 8th grade.
Kim Yo-jong is North Korea's Ivanka. Unfortunately, they won't meet.
Prediction: even though Mirai Nagasu of the U.S. only won a bronze medal, she will became the face of Toyota's Mirai, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell car. If this vehicle succeeds, she will have a PR job into the 2030's:
Then again, you can watch this finale that night, but by then you will know that there was no missile attack. Jessie Diggins (left), who with Kikkan Randall won gold for their cross-country sprint, will carry the American flag.