Diaz Clinches First-Ever Gold Medal For Philippines In Weightlifting


Hidily Diaz has brought pride to the Philippines after winning their first-ever gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympic Games.

Appearing in her fourth Olympic Games, the 30-year-old won the women’s 55 kg category for weightlifting after she lifted a combined weight of 224 kg, an Olympic record.

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After completing her final lift in a very close competition, Diaz held her hands to her face and burst into tears before embracing her coaches and clutching at the medallion around her neck.

China’s Liao Qiuyun, who failed to match her own world record for a single lift, took silver with 223 kg and Kazakhstan’s Zulfiya Chinshanlo won bronze with 213 kg.

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Source: Complete Sports