Olympic medal winners to get flats within a month


Champions and medal winners of Beijing Olympics will get new flats by the end of February. The vice President of the National Olympic Committee Henadz Alyaksyayenka informed about it at the ceremony of rewarding the top-10 Belarusian sportsmen of 2008. According to him, they had been planning to present flats only to Olympic champions but then they decided to give sportsmen all the 18 flats belonging to the National Olympic Committee in Minsk. Flats will be presented to Beijing Olympics winners of gold, silver and bronze medals.