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Duterte gives P1M each to world champions Carlos Yulo, Nesthy Petecio

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 07:58 PM October 16, 2019
Duterte gives P1M to Carlos Yulo, Nesthy Petecio

President Duterte gives a P1 million incentive to gold medalist Carlos Yulo during a courtesy meeting in Malacañang on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Photo courtesy Sen. Bong Go

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte gave a P1 million incentive each to gold medalist gymnast Carlos Yulo and boxer Nesthy Petecio during their courtesy call in Malacañang on Wednesday.

Yulo, who earlier booked a ticket to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, beat seven other finalists to claim the men’s floor exercise crown FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Hans Schleyer Halle in Stuttgart, Germany last Saturday.

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Duterte gives P1M to Carlos Yulo, Nesthy Petecio

President Duterte gives a P1 million incentive to gold medalist Nesthy Petecio during a courtesy meeting in Malacañang on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Photo courtesy Sen. Bong Go

Petecio ruled the featherweight division in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships after beating hometown bet Liudmila Vorontsova of Russia on Sunday.

Duterte also gave P500, 000 thousand each to Olympian weightlifter Hydilyn Diaz and boxer Eumir Marcial.

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