The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee(TTOC ) has outlined the medal bonus structure for the Pan Am Games in Toronto 2015 .
The announcement that for the first time in its history the TTOC will introduce a medal bonus was made when the 10 or more Olympic Gold medals by 2024 Athlete Welfare and Preparation Fund was launched.
The medal bonus on offer for Toronto 2015 .
Athletes in individual competition :$ 3000US for gold,$2000US for silver and $1000US for bronze. The relay events per team: $9000US for gold, $6000US for silver and 3000US for bronze.
In respect of team sports : $1500US gold,$1000US for silver and$ 750US for bronze per athlete.
The TTOC is determined to take the necessary steps and decisions in its effort to create the environment that will assist the athletes in striving to acheive medal winning objectives.
The introduction of medal bonuses is an essential component of 10 or more Olympic Gold medals athlete welfare and preparation programme.
In pursuit of its strategic goals and objectives the TTOC acknowledges the support of its corporate partners : bpTT, Guardian Group,Scotiabank, adidas, Lisa Communications and NLCB.
"Its an exciting time for the TTOC. One year to Rio 2016 is just around the corner. Pan Am Toronto will get underway this week. Lots of challenges but its exciting ."