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Short tracker Yelistratov will receive 500 thousand rubles from the government of Bashkiria for Olympic bronze

14.02.2018 40 просмотров

The athlete won the bronze of the Games at a distance of 1500 meters and brought the first medal to the team of Olympic athletes from Russia.


Ufa short tracker Semyon Elistratov, who became the bronze medalist of the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, will receive a cash reward in the amount of 500 thousand rubles from the budget of Bashkiria. This was reported to TASS in the press service of the government of the region.

"Elistratov will receive a reward in the amount of 500 thousand rubles for the bronze of the Olympics in accordance with the decree of the head of the republic on financial incentives for athletes from the region," the source said.
< br> On February 10, Yelistratov won the bronze of the Games at a distance of 1500 meters and brought the first medal to the team of Olympic athletes from Russia. The victory in the competition was won by the South Korean athlete Lim Hyo Jun, the second was the Dutchman Shinki Knegt.

Immediately after the finish, Yelistratov told reporters that he dedicates the won bronze to all Russian athletes who were not allowed to participate in the Olympic Games.

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