Wimbledon will get from insurance companies compensation in the amount of 141 million dollars for the cancellation of the competition due to a coronavirus. It is reported by sports analyst and journalist Darren Rovell.
The fact that the organizers of the herbal major’s last 17 years were regularly paid $2 million to the insurance Fund.
The press service of the tournament has not yet commented on these figures, but it seems that Wimbledon has received about half of their revenues without competition. In previous years, the income of the tournament amounted to about $300 million.
Wimbledon spokesperson on insurance policy that included pandemics: “We have always sought to buy the optimum insurance coverage available.” pic.twitter.com/28FAziYzkU
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) April 9, 2020