Ukrainian athletes announced prize money for the medals at the Olympics 2018

Украинским спортсменам озвучили призовые за медали на Олимпиаде 2018

Igor Zhdanov

In the Ministry count on medals in biathlon and freestyle.

In Kiev was held a press-conference timed to the forthcoming performance of the Olympic team of Ukraine at the Winter Games held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February.

At the moment the assets of the Ukrainian national team 15 licenses – 11 athletes (5 men, 4 women) and 4 – in figure skating (ice dancing, single skating for men and women). Just for hit in an Olympic team of Ukraine claim 57 athletes.

Candidates to win licenses in Ukraine are preparing for the Games at the special Olympic program, for its funding in 2017 was allocated of 54.64 million.

Also the Ministry has announced a prize that will be paid by the state to Ukrainian athletes who will be in the medals at the Games in Pyeongchang:

1st place – 125 thousand USD (according to NBU rate at the time of payment)

2nd place – 80 thousand US dollars

3rd place – 55 thousand dollars.

The Minister of sport Ihor Zhdanov said that the main medal hopes for the biathlon team, and Alexander Abramenko in freestyle. In other types, according to the Minister, getting into the top 10 will be considered a satisfactory result.

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