20 winners of the competition will receive scholarships to study at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) in 2017/2018 academic year in the Master of Sports Administration program. Students will start the studies at the RIOU in September 2017.
The keys components of the Olympic Scholarship Program is shaping a new generation of sports managers, giving opportunities to talented specialists from different countries to receive a high-profile education in the area of sports management, to create an international community of professionals, able to develop international sports industry, based on the values of the Olympic movement.
44 participants were admitted to the competition. The Expert Committee selected 20 winners from 15 countries.
WINNERS OF THE SCHOLARSHIPS COMPETITION OF THE OLYMPIC SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM 2017-2018
- Aberdeen Sean Allister, Trinidad and Tobago
- Adhiambo Sarah Susan, Kenia
- Appiah Kusi Frank, Ghana
- Daza Roldan Juan Camilo, Colombia
- De Abiega Lapuente Alberto, Mexico
- Khatamtaeva Elvira Zufarovna, Russia
- Kifle Daniel Abebe, Ethiopia
- Kirillina Stepanida Evgenyevna, Russia
- Mugera Joseph, Uganda
- Pandita Deepika, India
- Pulkkanen Veera, Finland
- Sabate Lobo Ignacio Jose, Costa Rica
- Sagitov Ilias Rasulevich, Russia
- Sapienza Urbieta Bruno Alessandro, Paraguay
- Tkach Anastasia Valerievna, Russia
- Toemere Ilsida Olitha, Suriname
- Tuleulov Arsen Ruslanovich, Kazakhstan
- Wang Wei-Ting, China (Taiwan)
- Yuen Ka Keung, China (Hong Kong)
- Zhuk Elizaveta Igorevna, Russia.