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Ker govt announces cash award to medal winners in Asian meet

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

: today announced awards to medal winners from the state in the22nd Asian Athletic meet held at Bhubaneshwar recently.

Those who won gold medals in individual events would get Rs. 10 lakh award, silver medalists Rs. Seven lakh and bronze medal winner Rs. Five lakh.

A decision in this regard was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister

As far as team events go, gold medal winning athletes would get Rs. Five lakh, silver medalist Rs. 3.5 lakh and bronze medalist Rs 2.5 lakh each, a press release said.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 15:28 IST