The New York Times has put on the cover a photo of Ukrainian Olympic champion Abramenko

The New York Times published on its cover in Facebook photo, where Ukrainian freestyler Alexander Abramenko performs a jump, which eventually became the best at the 2018 Olympics and brought Ukraine gold. February 18, 2018 Olexandr Abramenko won a gold medal at the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang for freestyle.

This is the first medal of Ukraine at the Olympics in Pyeongchang. In addition, Abramenko became the first man to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games in the history of independent Ukraine. Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Igor Zhdanov announced the signing of an order to pay a $125 thousand reward to Ukrainian athlete Alexander Abramenko, who won a gold medal in freestyle at the XXIII Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Earlier, a Ukrainian businessman Pavel Fuks stated that he had decided to finance for his personal funds the payment of additional $50,000 for Olympic gold, $25,000 – for silver, $15,000 – for bronze. "According to the previously announced motivation program for athletes who stand for Ukraine in Pyeongchang, Olexandr Abramenko and his coach Enver Ablaev will receive from me $50,000 each. I am proud together with whole Ukraine!" - wrote a businessman in Telegram.