President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gave an additional ₱2M to weightlifting silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz on Thursday, August 11, 2016.
Aside from ₱5M incentives from the government, Hidilyn Diaz received an additional ₱2M cash from President Rodrigo Duterte.
The cash incentives was awarded to Diaz during her courtesy call with the president at the Presidential Guest House in Panacan, Davao City on Thursday.
“She got a ₱5M prize for winning and I just added another ₱2 million,” said President Duterte.
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Hidilyn Diaz wins a silver medal at weightlifting in Rio Olympics on Monday, August 8, 2016. Her historical victory ended the country’s olympic medal drought since 1996.
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