2 Aussie Indonesia International Marathon winners yet to receive their prize money: Lawyer
After his Instagram put up went viral, Jack Ahearn, who received the worldwide males’s class on the inaugural Indonesia Worldwide Marathon (IIM) in Bali on June 26, lastly acquired his prize cash yesterday afternoon. Nonetheless, two different winners have but to obtain their reward, their lawyer confirmed at the moment.
As beforehand reported, the Aussie, who’s lively on Shuffle and Strides, a company attempting to destigmatize psychological well being points, didn’t obtain the IDR150,000,000 (US$10,100) prize cash he was promised for 2 months after taking the rostrum.
Chatting with Coconuts Bali at the moment, Ahearn stated he lastly acquired the overall quantity as promised in his Indonesian checking account.
“[I received the money at] about 4 or 5pm yesterday,” he stated.
Whereas it seems to be to be case closed for Ahearn, there are allegedly two different winners from Australia who haven’t but acquired their prize cash. The pair are Mike ‘Akerz’ Akerman, the primary runner-up within the worldwide males’s class, and Henrietta Brouwer, who got here third within the worldwide girls’s class.
Frank Hutapea, son of famous person lawyer Hotman Paris Hutapea, who represents Ahearn, Akerman, and Brouwer, instructed Coconuts Bali at the moment that the latter two had been promised IDR100,000,000 (US$6,700) and IDR50,000,000 (US$3,400), respectively.
“Two of my purchasers are nonetheless not paid,” Frank stated, including that Ahearn was “essentially the most vocal on social media” out of the three.
In response to Frank, he acquired an announcement from the Indonesian Sports activities Council (KONI) forwarding a declare from the occasion organizers, PT Tata Media Prima/TMP (The Media Palace), that Akerman hasn’t acquired the cash as a result of he doesn’t have an area checking account.
Frank, nevertheless, dismissed the notion, including that it was the organizers’ accountability to make sure the fee as an alternative of leaving the winners at midnight for 2 months.
Individually, Hardo Supoyo, a consultant from TMP who additionally co-chairs the IIM, stated that all the prize cash will likely be settled subsequent week.
Coconuts Bali has reached out to the IIM organizers for additional feedback.