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Hidilyn Diaz to get additional P5 million from gov't for Olympic records

The additional incentive raises Hidilyn Diaz's cash windfall from the government to P20.5 million, not including other cash rewards and benefits from tycoons and companies

7/29/2021 9:45:00 AM

Hidilyn Diaz is set to receive an additional P5 million from the government after setting two Olympic records on her way to winning a historic gold medal in the Tokyo Games. Tokyo2020 Olympics READ:

The additional incentive raises Hidilyn Diaz 's cash windfall from the government to P20.5 million, not including other cash rewards and benefits from tycoons and companies

in the Tokyo Games.Diaz currently owns the Olympic records in clean and jerk and total lift in the women's 55kg division, which made its Olympic debut in Tokyo.In order to beat world record holder Liao Qiuyun of China to clinch the Philippines' first Olympic gold medal, the pride of Zamboanga City cleared 127kg in clean and jerk for a total lift of 224kg.

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Under Republic Act 10699 or the expanded incentives act, national athletes who surpass Philippine record or ranking in any measurable international tournament like the Olympics shall be given cash incentives, the amount of which may be determined by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).

PSC commissioner Celia Kiram confirmed in a press release that the P5 million has already been approved, signed, and ready for release. Read more: Rappler »

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Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz back in PH after historic win in TokyoA hero's welcome for the Philippines' first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz as she returns from her spectacular triumph in Tokyo.

Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz back in PH after historic win in TokyoA hero's welcome for the Philippines' first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz as she returns from her spectacular triumph in Tokyo.

Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz forgives Palace for oust-Duterte tagTokyo Olympics weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz said she has already forgiven Malacañang for falsely linking her to an alleged plot to oust President Rodrigo Duterte. | CMRamosINQ CMRamosINQ Good job! They don't deserve to stay in ur head rent free 😉 CMRamosINQ Forgive and never forget the wrongdoings they've done. Sabi ni Duterte 'forget the past'.. pero yung ABS CBN pinasara nya dahil lng hindi ngyari ang gusto nya noong 2016 election, kahit na me pandemic at mawawalan ng trabaho pinasara nya p rin maka-ganti lang. CMRamosINQ Yes 😂 forgive and forget, the credible Intel report was only 'misplaced' ... Hahahaha!