Hidilyn Diaz wins first Olympic Gold Medal for Philippines

History has been made..

When women lift, she lift the whole nation..

History has been made as HidilynDiaz wins the Philippines its very first Olympic gold medal!

She placed first in the women’s 55kg weightlifting competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a record-breaking lift at 224kg.

“Mabuhay ang Pilipinas, mabuhay,” cried the Olympian as she took the top spot.

Watch her winning moment here:

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Hidilyn previously won Silver Medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

She was also a Gold Medalist at the 2018 Asian Games, and 2019 SEA Games. She also took the Bronze medal at tha 2019 world championship.

Mabuhay ka Hidilyn! We are so proud of you!