Ukrainian athletes have doubled the reward for winning the world and European Championships

The government upon the proposal of the Ministry of youth and sports has doubled the reward for the winners and prize-winners of world and European Championships. The corresponding solution is fixed in the decree «On the promotion of athletes and coaches in Olympic and non-Olympic kinds of sports», reports the Government portal.

«We have fulfilled our commitment to the Ukrainian athletes who are preparing for the most crucial events. Indeed, during many meetings, personal communication with the coaches and our Champions repeatedly the question was raised about the need to review and increase this prize», said the Minister of youth and sport Igor Zhdanov.

So, athletes in Olympic sports will receive from the state 100 thousand Euro for «gold» the championship of the world, 70 thousand — for «silver» and 50 thousand UAH — for the bronze. Previously the payout was 50, 35 and 25 thousand UAH respectively.

The winners of the European Championships in Olympic sports will receive 50 thousand Euro for «gold», 40 thousand — for «silver» and 25 thousand — for the bronze. Previously these payments were 25, 20 and 12.5 thousand UAH respectively.

It is noted that there was increased remuneration for winners and winners of the world Cup, the international youth and Junior competitions, as well as the World games, world and European Championships among non-Olympic sports.

«This is the second substantial increase in the remuneration of Ukrainian athletes for the last year, which succeeded the government and the new team of Mineralogist … Previously we have doubled the rewards for European games», — said Zhdanov.




Ukrainian athletes have doubled the reward for winning the world and European Championships 06.02.2016

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