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Wrestler Arsen Eraliev to get 1mln soms for participation in the Olympic Games

Wrestler Arsen Eraliev will get 1 million soms for participation in the Olympic Games 2016. The press service of the State Agency for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports of Kyrgyzstan reported.

According to it, government decree dated February 1 provides for one-time payments to the participants of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, who took the first eight places, as well as their main and personal trainers (25 percent of the remuneration of each athlete). Each athlete will get 7 million soms for gold, for silver - 5 million, for bronze - 3.5 million, for the fourth place - 2 million, for the fifth - 1 million, for the sixth - 900,000, for the seventh - 800,000, for eighth - 700,000 soms.

Note, Arsen Eraliev took the 5th place in Greco-Roman wrestling tournament. According to the list, judoka Yuri Krakovetskiy, who became the seventh in Rio, will also get 800,000 soms.