The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has increased the size of awards for the Ukrainian athletes taking top places at the Olympics, the minister of economic development and trade Petro Poroshenko told the journalists.

According to Poroshenko, at today’s meeting the government has increased the size of award for the gold medal at the Olympic Games from 100 thousand to 125 thousand dollar, and from 75 thousand to 80 thousand dollar for the silver medal.

The minister of economy has not specified the size of award for the bronze medal.

"We look forward to the gold medal only," he joked.

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