For the representatives of summer sports payment extended for a year.

The national Olympic Committee of Ukraine (NOC) as a public institution continues to implement program of support for athletes.

Total funding for monthly scholarships to 60 best athletes-candidates for participation in the games of the XXXI Olympiad in Tokyo and ХХИV winter Olympics in Beijing National Olympic Committee is more than 18.7 million hryvnia, according to the NOC.

In particular, today, 10 June, the NOC has transferred another tranche for winter athletes by $ 1.2 million.

Payments will be made within two and one-half years immediately prior to the start of the Games. Scholarships for athletes in Olympic Tokyo taking into account the postponement of the competition has been extended for one year.

“The support for athletes is a priority direction in the activities of the National Olympic Committee. We always find ways to help our athletes, which is extremely important, especially in today’s time,” – said the President of the NOC, the Olympic champion Sergey Bubka.

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