Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Greenwich Mall to give Olympic medalists financial rewards

The Greenwich Shopping & Entertainment Center will show its support to the winners of three gold and two bronze Olympic medals by awarding them with cash prizes this week.

Bronze medalists will receive $3,000 from Greenwich, silver medalists $4500 and gold medalists $9500, Ural Business Consulting reports.

Maria Savinova, synchronized swimmer Angelica Timanina and boxer Yegor Mekhontsev all won gold medals, while swimmer Nikita Lobintsev and athlete Ekaterina Poistogova won bronze.

The mall will host the Olympians as they arrive home from London. Residents of the Sverdlovsk Region can meet their heroes at the mall, ask them questions and get autographs.

Greenwich will also hold an autograph session and press conference. The Physical Education, Sports and youth Policies Minister Leonid Rapoport is expected to be in attendance and will give a talk on the national and local support of the sport of records in the Sverdlovsk Region, according to Ural Business Consulting.