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All Japanese skiers who win a medal of any color at the world championships will receive cash bonuses starting this season, the Ski Association of Japan said Tuesday.

The SAJ decided to give 1 million yen to winners of a gold, 500,000 yen to winners of a silver and 300,000 yen to winners of a bronze medal at the world championships in addition to the cash bonuses they have been giving Olympic medalists since the 1992 Albertville Games.

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