Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz wins Philippines’ first Olympic gold, ending its near 100-year wait

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Female weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz will be bringing home the first-ever Olympic gold for the Philippines, after ending the nation’s near 100-year wait for the top medal. The 30-year-old lifted a combined weight of 224kg in the 55kg category at Tokyo 2020 on July 26, 2021, setting an Olympic record and tying the world record in the process.

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Comments

Harmony Voice says:

Congratulations 👏

Uzoamaka Ebin says:

I'm so proud!!! A win for the Philippines ❤

ShiJie 12311 says:

Here was the video a few months back
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8CTGoJH4kw

Church or Park says:

Congratulations 👏 🎈 Phillipines.

Benjamin Wang says:

she is Chinese, at least China blood

knthrcns says:

Sooo Proud of you and THANK YOU 🥺🥇💛

Philippines Unfiltered says:

🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭

베이러로즈 says:

I thought my fiance made a mistake by saying "oh Philippines won a total of one gold medal in Olympics. But, as soon as I saw this I was surprised" congratulations to Philippines
from Korea <3 (I'm half Philippine btw lol)

Ryuji Osabe りゅじさん says:

She will be in history books of Philipines

Wil Woo says:

Im happy she got gold. I saw all her hard work coming to the event. Congratz Diaz for achieving your dream. 🥳

Reality Troll says:

Some of the most dedicated and hard working people I know are from the Philippines. Congratulations! You are an inspiration!

Fofo says:

Congratulations! Php 30M+ is waiting 👏👏👏

potatomato :p says:

She beat china and korea even at 30 years old to win the gold after 100 years? Congratulations from planet raid shadow legends!

Wadim Wadimow says:

She is both: beautiful and strong))

DEEPAK BARMOTA says:

Proud of her

Part-time Brock says:

I'm just jealous….. Btw Congratulations to her🥳

IGOT, LINDSAY ANNE O. says:

This is a proud moment to all Filipinos

ᴷⁱⁿᵈˡʸ ᴴᵉˡᵖ ᴹᵉ ᴿᵉᵃᶜʰ ⁵⁰ᴷˢᵘᵇˢ ʷⁱᵗʰ ᴺᵒ ⱽⁱᵈᵉᵒˢ ❤️ says:

Very well deserved! Congratulations 🎉🎉🌹

Yaur Yaur says:

Congratulations to the people of Philippines on winning a Gold Medal.

From Afghanistan

M L says:

Congratulations to Philippines and Diaz. Respect from Korea.

aguy1013 says:

Huh,why a repost

Amsyar Pro says:

first comment

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