Tianjin marathon bonus dispute: RMB, USD mixed up

By | May 26, 2013

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The second “Wuqing Cup” Tianjin International Marathon was held on the May 25th in Wuqing District. In response to some players’ claim that the amount of marathon bonus was not in consistent with the amount announced earlier, the event organizer said in a statement released on the same evening that “The marathon relay race bonus is calculated in RMB which has never changed.” After the game, according to the provisions of competition rules, all the winning teams have finished the award collection procedure.

According to the insiders, the Organizing Committee on a press conference held on the April 24 in Tianjin specifically mentioned that the “The first prize bonus increases from $ 30,000 to $ 40,000.” The final first prize bonus confirmed is RMB 50,000 ($ 8,000).

Source: Xinhua Net

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