Their devoted work in honour of the country is a source of great joy and appreciation for fans. Therefore the government has decided to support athletes in the field of education,” Chkhenkeli stated.
Georgian Olympic, Paralympic medal winners will be able to enroll in universities without exams
The Georgian government announced cash prizes in August for Georgian medalists at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Georgia finished the Tokyo Olympic Games with eight medals out of which two were gold, five silver and one bronze.
Per the government’s decision, gold medalists from the Olympics received 1 million GEL, silver medalists 500,000 GEL and bronze medalists 250,000 GEL from the state. The Ministry of Education and Science says that the ministry expresses its ‘greatest respect and gratitude towards them as their work is invaluable to the country.’
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