01 August 2012, Wednesday, 13:04
author: Dmitriy Slezin
Bashkir sportsmen can receive one and a half million roubles for "gold" of the current anniversary Summer Olympic Games in London, the Republican Ministry of Youth Policy and Sports informs.
"Silver" of Games is estimated as one million, "bronze" will "cost" 500 thousand.
It was said about the price of medals in the order of the President RB from July 14, 2011 No.RP-178 «Concerning preparation of sportsmen of Bashkortostan Republic for Olympic, Paralympic and Surdolympic Games, championships, cups, world and Europe championships of 2011-2016.
Besides, the bonus for brilliant performance is possible and at federal level.
At the order of the Government RF «Concerning monetary rewards to the Russian sportsmen following the results of performances at the XXX Olympic Games and the XIV Paralympic Smmer Gmes of 2012 in London» from January 26, 2012 No.-r it is said: establish monetary rewards to the Russian sportsmen following the results of performances at the Games-2012 in the amount of:
4 000 000 roubles — for a gold medal;
2 500 000 roubles — for a silver medal;
1 700 000 roubles — for a bronze medal.
The judoist from Chelyabinsk Mansur Isaev, for example, who became the best at the competitions in London in the weight category under 73 kg, besides traditional prize-winning, will receive the additional award from the region, the press-service of the regional administration informs.
“Sponsors promised to the Olympic champion representing the Chelyabinsk Region, the amount of money equivalent to 30 million roubles”, the governor Michael Yurevich said.
The interesting statistics under world rates is presented by «Sport АКИpress» portal.
Thus, the Government of Kyrgyzstan promised to sportsmen from the republic $200 thousand for a gold medal. Kazakhstan also is ready to pay per 200 thousand euro to the athletes who will obtain gold medals in London.
Owners of the higher awards from Belarus, Bulgaria and Lithuania can count on the sum of 100 thousand euro.
Italy promised to the Olympians 140 thousand euro for a victory. But Germany can transfer to its champions only per 15 thousand euro.
By sight everything is quite moderate with Americans — per 25 thousand dollars for the "gold". However it is the official fee, the award from sponsors is larger in times.
A great surprise is prepared for winners of the Olympic Games by Malaysia. There is a generous sponsor in the country — the owner of the gold mine who promised as an award to the first gold Olympic champion in the history of this country a gold ingot at the cost of half-million euro. The treasured Malaysian gold ingot is the highest rate among all countries-participants of the present Olympic Games.