Estimated spending on Russian biathletes

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The Russian biathlon Union (RBU) spends on athletes from the national team 61,98 million rubles per year. It is reported Sports.ru.

Funds spent on logistics (equipment, waxes, cartridges and so on — only 39 million), payments to personnel (19,98 million), maintenance and operation of transport (three million).

Beyond that, the SBR pays reward athletes for their successful performances at international competitions — it takes six million rubles. Ten million spent on salaries of office employees. Also there is a section “contingencies” (for example, the SBR had to spend on lawyers in December, when the camp was raided by the Austrian police).

The Union pays the money because of cases involving violations of doping rules by Russian athletes. So, until October, the organization will have to send the International biathlon Union of 16 million rubles.

On 9 August it was reported that the top Russian biathlete Alexander Loginov has refused to sign a contract with SBR. He is dissatisfied with the proposed terms. It was noted that dissatisfaction was also expressed by Dmitry Malyshko, Evgeny Garanichev and Anton Babikov.

Loginov was second in the overall standings of the world Cup 2018/2019, second only to the Norwegian Johannes Bø. For the season, the sportsman 174,5 thousand euros in prize money — more than his team was not one.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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