Leading Russian athletes will receive a cash payment from the Fund of support of Olympians of Russia for missing the 2016 Games. Their size will depend on what result they could show in Rio de Janeiro.

The list of 42 of the athlete, the documents were filed “only decent”.

“Financial compensation will be 42 athlete, payment will be all at the same time, TASS was told by the President of the Russian athletics Federation (vfla) Dmitry shlyahtin. – The amount of compensation will depend on what results this or that athlete could have a real show at the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro”.

Recall that 67 Russian athletes were not admitted to the 2016 Games due to a suspension of wfla. To play in Rio could only long jumper. Darya Klishina.

The head of the government Dmitry Medvedev, speaking on August 25 at the meeting with the Olympians, promised that the Fund of support of Olympians of Russia will provide financial aid suspended.

Shlyahtin refused to disclose the amount of compensation, considering it wrong. He just noticed that four or five people who claimed to be of gold, will receive a “very good compensation”.

According to him, the list was as follows: Federation gave suggestions, and the Fund claimed. “It was not like at least one of our proposal was rejected because we submitted the documents only on worthy,” – said the head of wfla.



Athletes of the Russian Federation receive compensation for nezamaevskaya medals in the Olympics 31.10.2016

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