They play hard, they train hard and this summer, they're taking on the world.
These eight elite athletes are taking their A-game to the world's court in the 2012 London Olympics. But even if they don't bring home the gold, they still have tens of millions of green to fall back on. We've put together a list of the richest Olympians using June 2011 to June 2012 athletic earnings data compiled by Sports Illustrated and Forbes.
* All dollar amounts in USD.
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- An indoor swimming pool or hot tub
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- A heated driveway … No more shovelling!
- A home cinema room