International Federation sail – World Sailing – said in a communique that the constructive dialogue with the International Olympic Committee managed to reach agreement on the financial support of the world sails by the IOC.
Note that reaching such an agreement a few days ago said the President of the World Sailing Kim Andersen – in an exclusive interview with the publisher of our journal Vasily Senatorov. The President’s words, thus, received official confirmation.
World Sailing is not the only organization that needed financial injection in pandemic COVID-19 and transfer Games in Tokyo in 2021. Among those who will receive monetary support, a number of international sports federations and national Olympic committees. The IOC intends to spend for these purposes of not less than $ 150 million.
What is the specific amount received on account of World Sailing, not yet reported. But before they were published, the sailing Federation is expected to receive $ 15.1 million. This is about 47% of the funds that the IOC is going to pay World Sailing in the current Olympic cycle.
Andersen was sent to IOC President Thomas Bach received a letter in which he stressed that financial support will allow World Sailing to continue the development of the world sails, and will contribute to training of yachtsmen on the planet to the Games-2020 and 2024.