SPORTSLINC

OLYMPIC GLORY: THE TRUE COST TO YOU

It was recently revealed that each of the 67 Olympic medals won by a British athlete in Rio cost the taxpayer around four million pounds.

Since 2012 the Government and National Lottery have awarded £274 million to UK Sport to distribute to athletes and Olympic sports.

Around £72 million is being channelled into Paralympic Sports which take place in two weeks’ time in Rio.

The question asked is ‘Would this total of £346 million be better spent on things other than elite sport’?

I leave you to decide.

You can read the full article via www.lincolnshiresport.com

sportslinc@hotmail.com

 

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*