Korea Rewards Sochi Medalists

      March 04, 2014 11:16

      Korean medalists at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics were being celebrated Monday at the Taeneung Sports Training Center in northern Seoul.

      The Korea Skating Union awarded W30 million (US$1=W1,071) to gold medalists, W15 million to silver medalists and W10 million to bronze medalists.

      Athletes pose for a picture at an event in Seoul on Monday to celebrate their achievement at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. /News 1

      Group event winners got 75 percent of the rewards given to medalists in individual events. Short-track speed skater Park Seung-hi, who won two gold and one bronze, netted W62.5 million, followed by fellow speed skater Shim Suk-hee, who won one gold, one silver and one bronze, and earned W47.5 million.

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