TOKYO—The country’s brightest hope for a gold-medal performance is not even aware yet of how much the bounty is attached to the feat.
“I haven’t told him yet about it and I don’t plan to,” said Gymnastics Association of the Philippines president Cynthia Carrion on Wednesday at Conrad Hotel here.
“Him” is reigning gymnastics world champion Carlos Yulo.
And there’s a very good reason why Carrion isn’t telling him about the incentives that could, according to Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino, reach a whopping P50 million. “I want him to do everything he can for the country, not just for the money,” Carrion said.
The law guarantees an Olympic champ P10 million…