NESTHY PETECIO TO RECEIVE P17-M CASH
Olympic silver-medalist Nesthy Petecio will receive P17 million in cash incentives after her fight.
Petecio will get P5 million as mandated by Republic Act 10699 for runner-up finishers at the Olympics.
This is in addition to the P5 million given by business moguls Manny Pangilinan and Ramon Ang. Mikee Romero, a member of Congress, also pledged P2 million to silver medalists.
Philippine Airlines has rewarded Petecio 60,000 Mabuhay Miles lifetime, a distinction the company described as Forever Flyers.
“Your silver win showed the heart of a strong Filipina to the world! Thank you for making the country proud,” PAL said.
AirAsia Philippines has also announced to grant Petecio unlimited flights for five years.
Petecio is also set to receive a P10-million Suntrust condominium in Davao City from real estate tycoon Andrew Tan.