Uhuru Announces Shs1 Million, 750,000 & 500,000 Rewards for These Tokyo Olympic Medalists

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The Kenyan Olympic team ehich represented the country in the 2020 Tokyo olympics that ended days ago jetted back into the country a few days ago.

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The Kenyan team exhibited exemplary performance in the games, winning for the country various medals and moving the country top in the rankings to the 19th position internationally.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has today, Monday 16th August 2021, received representatives of the triumphant Kenyan contingent to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

During the meeting with the team Kenya, President Uhuru announced cash rewards of Shs 1 million, 750,000 and 500,000 for Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists respectively.

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The head of State appreciated the Olympians for their outstanding performances that saw Kenya top the African medal chart, and challenged the sporting fraternity to ensure the country continues to excel on the global stage.

During the meeting, President Uhuru did not firget the remaining athletes and officials who were part of the Team Kenya that represented the country in the Tokyo 2020 olympics.

The Head of State also announced a uniform token of Shs 200,000 for all athletes and officials, including the Paralympics team, participating in delayed Summer Games.


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