Russia To Award Universiade Winners Cash Prizes Up To $5,400
Each medalist in the upcoming Kazan World Summer Universiade "will be awarded a cash prize," according to XINHUA. Gold medal winners will be awarded with 168,000 rubles ($5,400). Silver medalists will receive $2,600 and bronze medalists will earn $1,600. Coaches and other sports staff of the 27th Universiade "will also receive money incentives, though of the less volume" (XINHUA, 5/21).