It became known how much money Ukrainian prize-winners of the Olympic games-2018

Стало известно, сколько заплатят украинским призерам Олимпиады-2018

Became known the prize for the Ukrainian athletes at the Olympics

At the winter Olympics in 2018, which will be held in South Korea, the Ukrainian sportsmen for the first prize will receive $ 125,000, second place $ 80,000 and third place 55 000 dollars.

For the first place at the winter Olympics in 2018, which will be held in South Korea, the government is ready to pay 125 000. On this day, 17 January, announced the Minister of youth and sports Ihor Zhdanov, reports UNN.

The Minister noted that the state guarantees the payment of money to the winners of the Olympics.

So, for the first place athletes will receive $ 125,000, second place $ 80,000 and third place 55 000 dollars.

In addition, according to Zhdanov, the first time this year were increased cash payments to Paralympic athletes, and they will now receive the same cash awards for prize-winning places, like the Olympians.

The Minister also said that over four years the Ministry of youth and sports of Ukraine has allocated more than 265,5 million hryvnias for the preparation to the Games.

“Just for 2014-2018 on preparations for the Olympics were allocated 265,5 million. In 2018 has been allocated 23.4 million hryvnia, of which 9,4 – directly on the part of our team in competition,” – said Zhdanov.

We will remind, for preparation of sportsmen for the winter Olympic games 2018 year, Ukraine has allocated 120 million UAH.

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