Monday, May 16

BREAKING: FG Increases Team Nigeria Prize Money After Ese Brume And Blessing Oborodudu’s Medal Winning Status

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Frankie Omokhua

The Federal Government has announced an increment in the prize money for Team Nigeria medalists at the Tokyo Olympics.

Disclosing the cheering news on Tuesday, Federation of Elite Athletes Department in the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Simon Ebohjaiye, says the gesture was in appreciation of Tuesday’s impressive outing of Ese Brume who won Bronze in the Long Jump event and Blessing Oborodudu who also won Silver in the women’s 68kg freestyle wrestling event.

Ebohjaiye added that Gold medalists will be rewarded with $15, 000, Silver medalists will get $10, 000 and Bronze will receive $7, 500.

Before now, Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists were promised a reward of $5, 000, $3, 000 and $2, 000.

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