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A member of the U.S. Olympic team Katie Alender serving skeleton, admitted that in order to participate in the competition have donated almost everything she had. Now the athlete has left without homes, jobs and with huge debts, reports the Daily Mail.
“I put everything I have in the Olympics. Now I have no job, housing, and also got into debt for 20 thousand dollars”, — said Olender.
33-year-old American involved in the Olympic games for the fourth time in his career. The best result of the athlete remains in fourth place at the Games in Sochi.
American Olympic Champions are entitled to award at 37.5 thousand dollars. Silver and bronze medalists receive from the National Olympic Committee of 22.5 thousand and 15 thousand dollars, respectively.
February 2, appeared in the media review Lender regarding the justification the court of arbitration for Sport suspended by the International Olympic Committee of the Russian athletes. American felt that the Russians managed to avoid the deserved punishment.
Games are held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February.
Video, photo All from Russia.