Banking on Gold pay day

Date: Friday 24 July 2015

BSP will tomorrow (Saturday, July 25th) payout over $30,000 to Team Fiji athletes to deliver on our Banking on Gold promise launched prior to the Pacific Games.

BSP will tomorrow (Saturday, July 25th) payout over $30,000 to Team Fiji athletes to deliver on our Banking on Gold promise launched prior to the Pacific Games.

 

The Banking on Gold initiative which is a first of its kind for Team Fiji was launched during the Team Fiji Assembly in Suva incentivising all athletes to win gold for a cash reward.

 

The athletes will be presented with their rewards at a thanksgiving assembly to be held at the Suva Civic centre following a Team Fiji march from the Suva Flea Market at 9am.  Members of the public are invited to show support for Team Fiji and welcome them home by joining them in the march.

 

"Most people don't realise the commitment and personal sacrifice that athletes make over a long period of time to reach the required level of performance to be competitive in the international arena.  What we see on TV is the pinnacle of discipline, and dedication over the many months of training.  BSP, as a corporate institution identifies with these ideologies which is why we sponsored this reward for these proud national ambassadors,'' said BSP Country Manager Kevin McCarthy.

 

"BSP is a people's bank, we are all about community and for us sports plays a big role in moulding communities and improving lifestyles."

 

"There is more cash," hinted Mr McCarthy alluding that Team Fiji are in for some pleasant surprises at the event tomorrow, over and above what BSP promised.

 

BSP were the major sponsor to the XV Port Moresby Pacific Games, the largest ever event of its kind.  In Fiji, BSP were also a major sponsor with funding to Team Fiji and to several national federations.

 

Details

 

Group

Reward

Individuals & Pairs who win a Gold

$500

3 to 7 member sports team who win Gold

$1,000

Teams (7+ athletes) who win Gold

$2,500

  1. The "Banking On Gold" incentive scheme was launched on 20 July, 2015 during the Team Fiji Assembly at the FMF Gymnasium, just before they dearted for Port Moresby.  BSP pledged the following cash rewards:

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Team Fiji achieved the following:

 

Category

RATE

GOLD ACHIEVED

TOTAL

Single

$500.00

20 individuals

$10,000.00

Pairs

$500.00       

1 partnership

$500.00

3 to 7

$1,000.00

6 teams 3-7

$6,000.00

7+

$2,500.00

6 teams 7+

$15,000.00

 

 

 

 

Total

33 Gold Medals

$31,500.00

 

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For further information please contact:

 

Salome Waqailiti

Communications Officer | Marketing Department

T: +679 321 4949 

M: +679 702 4525 

E: swaqailiti@bsp.com.fj 

W: www.bsp.com.fj