An estimated 214 million Rwandan francs will be used in the preparation for the upcoming Olympic Games that will be held in London this year. This was announced by the country’s National Olympic Committee that went further to announce that approximately close to 65m will be set aside for the preparation of the games while around 150m will cover the costs of participation during the events.


A total of fifty sportsmen will represent the country, with twenty five from the Paralympics team and another twenty five from the Olympic athletes. Others to accompany the teams include two officials from the volleyball team as well as officials from the Paralympics committee.


Some of the costs that will be incurred include uniforms, remunerations and allowances, insurance and national flags. The Olympic Games will commence from July 17 and close down on August 12, while the Paralympics will begin on August 29 and end on September 9.



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