Athletics team shares P1.4m

Incentives: Athletes received cash rewards PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Incentives: Athletes received cash rewards PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Letsile Tebogo emerged as the biggest beneficiary when athletes who took part in the recent World Athletics Championships were rewarded by the government and private sector this week.

The team received P1.4 million cash with a ceremony to appreciate their efforts held at the National Stadium on Wednesday.

Speaking during the event, Minister of Youth, Sport, Gender and Culture, Tumiso Rakgare said the government's payout to the team was P926,000. He explained that from the amount, Tebogo should not receive anything less than P250,000.

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