Youth and Sports Agency provides financial assistance for Macedonian Olympic athletes
Skopje, July 24 (MIA) - Macedonia's Agency for Youth and Sports is to single out Euro 60.000 to enable adequate preparation for the Macedonian athletes, who will represent the country at the forthcoming Olympic Games in Beijing, as well as financial means for winning golden, silver or bronze medal, sports pension and prizes for the athletes' selectors, Agency director Dragan Gjurcevski announced at a formal reception on Thursday.
Atanas Nikolovski, Saso Nestorov, Elena Popovska, Mihajlo Ristevski, Ivana Rozman, Rehxep Selman, Murat Ramazanov and Paralympic athletes Vanco Karanfilov and Aneta Bikovska will represent Macedonia at the Beijing Olympics.
- I'm convinced the Macedonian athletes will make maximum efforts to deliver great results, while proudly wearing the Macedonian jersey and representing their homeland, said Gjurcevski.
- We will do our best in order to achieve the highest scores, stated Atanas Nikolovski, white-water kayaker and the flag-bearer in the Macedonian national team.
The Olympic Games will be held throughout August in Beijing, China.