Breaking News: Keshorn Walcott to Get Millions

The Trinidad Guardian is reporting that “Keshorn Walcott, Trinidad and Tobago’s first Olympic gold medallist in 36 years, has been promised a reward valued at several million dollars by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.”

They report;

Speaking this morning at a homecoming ceremony for the country’s Olympic athletes in the Piarco International Airport main lobby, the PM outlined some details of the Javelin athlete’s reward, which will include:

  • $1 million in cash
  • A home in Federation park, valued at approximately $2.5 million dollars
  • 20,000 sq ft of land in Toco
  • A scholarship at the University of Trinidad and Tobago

In addition, the Toco lighthouse, a housing development in Toco and a new CAL aircraft will be named after Walcott, the PM said.

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