They get $3000 for gold, $2000 for silver and $1000 for bronze. This after some controversy over how much daily allowance the Sports Ministry was giving athletes during the Games.
Talking about Eastwood's training, her coach says that her times "don't compare" to what she ran as a male NCAA athlete. Eastwood claims she isn't the fastest on the women's team right now.
*MB: First transgender athlete June Eastwood to compete in women’s DI XC this fall, has pbs of 1:55/3:50/14:38
Thankfully Derrick won't need surgery, but will be out for 6-8 weeks which caused him to pull out of Chicago.
*MB: Derrick's Cracked Fibula
Medvedeva had a previous ban from 2013.
The meet will be a scored competition between Team USA and Team Europe. Top athletes competing for the US include Craig Engels, Hilary Bor, Ben True, Kate Grace, Athin Mu, Shannon Rowbury, Brianna McNeal, Allyson Felix and Brittney Reese. *USATF Release