get cash incentives
The provincial government of Negros Occidental yesterday awarded cash incentives to the 477 athletes who won medals for the province in the 2013 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association meet held in Roxas City, Capiz.
A press release from the Capitol said Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. turned over a total of P733,000 to the athletes with the gold medalists receiving P1,2000 each, while the silver medalists were given P800 each and the bronze medalists, P600 each.
Addressing the athletes, their trainers, and parents, the governor said the province is proud of their performance at the 2013 WVRAA and encouraged them to continue striving for sports excellence.