17 january

Almaty 2017 Winter Universiade medals presented in Almaty

Almaty (Kazakhstan), January 17, 2017: The presentation of the medals of the upcoming 2017 Winter Universiade has been held in Almaty city today.

Earlier Minister of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly revealed the volume of bonuses for Kazakhstani athletes who will haul medals at the Universiade.

Gold medalists will get a bonus amounting to 4.9 million tenge ($15,000). Winners of silver and bronze medals will get 3.3 million tenge ($10,000) and 1.6 million tenge ($5,000) respectively. Coaches of the medalists will get bonuses as well. 85 sets of medals in 12 sports will be up for grabs at the 28th Winter Universiade in Almaty city. Over 2,000 athletes have confirmed their participation in the event.

Source: www.inform.kz

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