On the last day of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Kyle Snyder made both history and $250,000.
He became the youngest American to win an Olympic wrestling gold medal, and USA Wrestling 's Living The Dream Medal Fund awards any wrestling gold medalist a quarter of a million dollars.
There is no limit to the award money that the governing body can provide for the Olympics." The rule is as simple as that.
Katie Ledecky will swim for Stanford after earning more than $100,000 from the USOC in Rio.
Getting from point A to B consists of steps and thin alley ways all done by foot.
Rio de Janeiro was the capital of Brazil until 1960 and is classified as a monumental city by many people around the world.
To the North and West are mountain ranges, which is unsuitable living conditions and to the South and East is water.
These factors are contributing to making traffic congestion problems and overcrowding even worse.
There were massive waiting lists for this opportunity.
The Gondola The slums of Rio pile onto steep hillsides, with no access for public transport and a struggle for even cars.