President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the awarding of incentives to the medalists in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and other athletes at the Malacañang Palace on August 23, 2021.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Presidential Medal of Merit to weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, who won the country’s first gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, during the awarding of incentives to Filipino Olympians at the Malacañang Palace on August 23, 2021. Diaz also received P15 million from the Philippine Sport Commission and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp., a certificate of turnover of a housing unit from the National Housing Authority and P3 million from the Office of the President. TOTO LOZANO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Presidential Medal of Merit to weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, who won the country’s first gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, during the awarding of incentives to Filipino Olympians at the Malacañang Palace on August 23, 2021. Diaz also received P15 million from the Philippine Sport Commission and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp., a certificate of turnover of a housing unit from the National Housing Authority and P3 million from the Office of the President. TOTO LOZANO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of Lapu-Lapu with the rank of Kamagi to Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing silver medalist Carlo Paalam during the awarding of incentives to the medalists and other athletes who competed in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at the Malacañang Palace on August 23, 2021. Paalam also received P5 million from the Philippine Sport Commission, a certificate of turnover of a housing unit from the National Housing Authority and P2 million from the Office of the President. TOTO LOZANO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of Lapu-Lapu with the rank of Kamagi to 2020 Tokyo Olympics boxing silver medalist Nesthy Petecio during the awarding of incentives to the medalists and other athletes who competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics at the Malacañang Palace on August 23, 2021. Petecio also received P5 million from the Philippine Sport Commission, a certificate of turnover of a housing unit from the National Housing Authority and P2 million from the Office of the President. TOTO LOZANO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of Lapu-Lapu with the rank of Kamagi to 2020 Tokyo Olympics boxing silver medalist Nesthy Petecio during the awarding of incentives to the medalists and other athletes who competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics at the Malacañang Palace on August 23, 2021. Petecio also received P5 million from the Philippine Sport Commission, a certificate of turnover of a housing unit from the National Housing Authority and P2 million from the Office of the President. TOTO LOZANO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO