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25 Richest Olympic Athletes

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24. Evgeni Plushenko
Net Worth: $10 million
Nationality: Russia
Sport: Figure Skating
Competed/Won: Won Gold Medals: 2014 in Sochi; 2006 in Turin. Won Silver Medals: 2010 in Vancouver; 2002 in Salt Lake City
Interesting Facts: Plushenko used his Olympic fame to build a career as a politician. He joined the A Just Russia Party and was elected to the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg. However, due to his rigorous training schedule, he was rarely able to attend meetings of the legislature and had to resign.