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TYUMEN, February 17. /ITAR-TASS/. The government of Khanty-Mansi region in Siberia known as Yugra will grant 5 million rubles to silver medalist of the Sochi Olympics Alexander Legkov, a source from Yugra's sport training center told Itar-Tass, citing a resolution signed by Yugra's regional governor.
Athletes from Yugra taking part in the Olympic Games are entitled to 7 million rubles for the gold medal each, and three million rubles are a bonus to the winner of the bronze medal. One million rubles will be awarded to each athlete for participation in the Olympic Games, Korchak said.
Alexander Legkov was best in the 4-ski relay, in which the Russian skiers won their first Olympic award at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Alexander Legkov ensured success of the Russian team, showing the best time in the relay race and shortened the difference with the Swedish race leader by half a minute, earning second position for the Russian team.