President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Minister of Youth and Sports Vadym Huttsait and President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine Serhii Bubka met with prominent Ukrainian athletes in Mariupol.
During the meeting, important topics were discussed such as: infrastructure development, the involvement of the population in physical activity and the development of sports medicine.
"They also raised the issue of preparing our athletes for the Olympic Games. Next year, the sum worth UAH 2.8 billion will be allocated from the State Budget for the training and participation of Ukrainian athletes in the 2021 Summer Olympics, Paralympics, Deaflympics and preparations for the 2022 Winter Games. I am confident that our future champions will be able to fully prepare for the competition," said Vadym Huttsait.
Among the set objectives are to ensure the organization of the training camps for Ukrainian teams and to pay the costs associated with the participation of Ukrainian athletes in these competitions. A separate article is rewards for our winning athletes and their coaches.