Jakarta. Tech giant Grab Indonesia will reward 2020 Tokyo Olympics gold medalists Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu with cash and freebies following their historic win in the four-year sport event, the company recently announced.
Grab will reward the badminton women's double players with a total of Rp 500 million ($35,000) each. Their coach Eng Hiang will also receive Rp 100 million for his mentorship. In addition, every Indonesian medalist at the Tokyo Olympics can also make Rp 42 million worth of orders on GrabFood for a year.
"Congratulations and thank you to Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu for earning a gold medal and making history for Indonesia at the Olympics. This comes as an extraordinary surprise for all Indonesians amidst these difficult times," Grab Indonesia country managing director Neneng Goenadi said in an official statement on Tuesday.
"Of course, the honor that has been brought to us Indonesians is immeasurable in numbers. Not to mention all athletes in other sports who continue to inspire and motivate us all the importance of unity for Indonesia," Neneng said.
Likewise, President of Grab Indonesia Ridzki Kramadibrata also applauded all athletes for their achievements at the Olympics.
"This victory is a special present for our country who will soon celebrate Independence Day. We are proud and cannot wait [for the athletes] to return to the country," Ridzki said.
On Monday, Greysia and Apriyani won Indonesia's first-ever Olympic gold medal in badminton women's doubles.