DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte is handing out cash incentives to the Davao City athletes who won medals for the country in the 25th Southeast Asian Games (Seag) last December in Laos.

Bulk of the P145,000 cash bonus now being readied by City Hall will go to young lady golfer Chihiro Ikeda, who bagged two gold medals for the Philippines in the biennial meet.

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The 18-year-old Ikeda, who clinched the women's individual gold and anchored Team Philippines to another gold in the team event, will receive a total of P30,000.

A gold medal is equivalent to P15,000 while a silver is worth P10,000 and bronze P5,000,

Diver Niño Carog will get the second biggest slice of the reward with a total of P20,000, followed by another diver Rexel Ryan Fabriga with P15,000. Carog won the men's three-meter springboard individual and three-meter springboard synchronized silves while Fabriga copped a silver in men's 10m platform synchronize and a bronze in 10m platform individual.

Pool veteran Gandy Valle, divers Sheila Mae Perez, Zardo Domenios and Jaime Asok along with judoka Ruth Dugaduga and water polo players Dexter, Frazier and Norton Alamara will each pocket P10,000 for winning silver medals.

Valle placed second in the men's 8-ball pool singles while Perez settled for a silver in the women's three-meter springboard. Domenios and Asok were runners-up in men's 3m springboard synchronized and men's 10m platform synchronized, respectively.

Dugaduga won the silver in women's over 70 to 78 kilograms event while the Alamaras formed part of the RP men's water polo team that salvaged the silver.

City Hall, under the leadership of Mayor Duterte, had been consistent in recognizing the valuable efforts of Davao City athletes who bring pride and honor to the country in prestigious international competitions such as the SEA Games, Asian Games and other reputable world-class events.