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21 July 2021, 15:00

Belarusian Olympic champions, medalists to support sports schools

Photo courtesy of Belarus' NOC
Photo courtesy of Belarus' NOC

MINSK, 21 July (BelTA) – As the Tokyo Olympic Games are getting underway, Belarus is re-launching the Olympic Choice project, BelTA learned from the Presidential Sports Club.

As part of the project, Belarusian Olympic champions and medalists are invited to pick up sports schools that will get free (sponsorship) assistance from the Presidential Sports Club to improve its facilities and resources and to run and take part in competitions. The sum of the financial assistance will depend on the class of the Olympic medal: Br20,000 for gold medal, Br15,000 for silver and Br10,000 for bronze.

The Olympic Choice is a joint project of the Presidential Sports Club, the National Olympic Committee and the Sport and Tourism Ministry to support children and youth sport in the country. This charity event began with the 2012 Olympic Games in London and was held during the 2014 Sochi Games, 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, 2018 Pyeongchang Games and the 2nd European Games 2019 in Minsk.

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