Betina Popova and Sergey Mozgov Photo: Alexander Kryazhev / RIA Novosti
Russian figure skater Betina Popova and her dance partner in pair skating Sergey Mozgov said about the earnings in their sport. The interview came on Sport24.
Skaters said that Moscow is on their patch to survive, “impossible.” Athletes have to “drive up” to work with children. Popova said that the salary rarely reaches 30 thousand rubles per month.
In this case the Brain says that one day he received a salary of one penny. The athlete recalled another “funny case”. According to him, the status of the world champion among juniors, he received 120 thousand rubles per month, while another Russian figure skater of the same status — on 100 thousand more.
Mozgov and Popova became winners in ice dancing at the Universiade, held in Krasnoyarsk.
Video, photo All from Russia.