Did China lose a medal?
China, who had led the medal table for 11 straight days, were pipped at the post by the USA when Chinese athletes failed to win a gold medal on the final day. Team USA finished with 39 gold, 41 silver and 33 bronze medals, against Chinas 38 gold, 32 silver and 18 bronze.
How much do China Olympians get paid for gold medals?
Total Payout: $4.92 million Taiwan, which is officially known as Chinese Taipei at the Olympics, offers its medalists payouts that are nearly unmatched: roughly $719,000 for gold, $252,000 for silver and $180,000 for bronze.
Which country was the only one to fail to win a gold medal when they hosted the Olympic Games?
Canada was placed 27th with only 11 medals in total but with no gold medals. Canada remains the only host nation of a Summer Olympics that did not win at least one gold medal in its own games. It also did not win any gold medals at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.