Philippine Olympic Committee President Ricky Vargas presents a Five Hundred Thousand Peso cheque to 17-year-old Christian Tio, as his incentive from the POC for his Silver Medal performance at the recently-concluded Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Also in photo are from left, Manny Cabili of Windsurfing (who accompanied the Tios to the POC office), POC Secretary-General Patrick Gregorio, Ms. Liezl Tio (Christian’s mother) and POC Communications Director Ed Picson.