Stalin announces Rs 3 cr to Olympic gold winners

Chennai: Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin today announced that Rs 3 crore would be given to those sportspersons from the State who win gold medal in Tokyo Olympic Games.

Stalin said Rs Rs 2 crore will be given to silver medal winners, and Rs 1 crore for bronze medal winners in Tokyo Olympic Games.

At an event in Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in the city today, the CM presented Rs 5 lakh each to six sportspersons from Tamilnadu who would take part in Olympics.

Health Minister M Subramanian, HR & CE Minister PK Sekar Babu, Sports Minister Siva Ve Meyyanathan, legislator Udhayanidhi Stalin and top officials were present.