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