Gold medalist Danny Caluag to receive P1-million incentive

INCHEON — Asian games Gold medalist Danny Caluag will receive his P1-million incentive from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)—a legislated bonus for Asiad winners. .

Ritchie Garcia, Philippine Sports Commission Chairman and Chief of Mission, is determine to give the bonus to the BMX Cyclist before going back to the California.

“I’ll come home to meet my lola. I will also give her part of my incentives. I also would like her to know about Isabella,” said Caluag, referring to his new-born daughter, now just eight days old.
The 2016 Rio Olympics is Caluag’s top priority.

The 27-year-old BMX rider is planning to bounce back in the Olympics after he was eliminated after the qualifying heats up in the 2012 London Olympics.

When Caluag returns to the US, he will head back to the track as soon as possible.
“I am thankful I have a flexible job that allows me to do what I need to do. I can prepare for my next tournaments with ease,” Caluag said, “It was always with great hope when I went to London. But I wasn’t able to bring home a medal,” stated by Caluag. “On any given day in a competition, the best riders would be there and foil that hope. But that was a couple of years ago.”

With the Caluags win the Philippines will come home with at least gold in the Asiad. It was also the Philippines’ first in the sport since the 1951 Asian Games.

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