MUMBAI: The accomplishments of India’s athletes in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics has seen them being showered with praise and monetary rewards. From free pizzas to cash prizes, medal-winning Indian Olympians are getting richly recognized. Now, they can add cryptocurrencies to their list of gifts.
Bitbns, an India-based cryptocurrency exchange, has offered to open a systematic investment plan in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum for India’s medal winners Mirabai Chanu and PV Sindhu ..
Mirabai Chanu won the silver medal in 49 kg women’s weightlifting, while PV Sindhu won bronze in the women’s singles badminton. Earlier today, Lovlina Borgohain settled for bronze in the women’s welterweight category after losing in the semi-finals.
The cryptocurrency exchange will start an SIP account with Rs 2 lakh for gold medal winners, Rs 1 lakh for silver medal winners, and Rs 50,000 for bronze medal winners, the company said in a press statement.
source of news:economictimes