SILVER for Hidilyn Diaz Philippines

Hidilyn Diaz ended the 20 years medal drought for the Philippines by finishing a SILVER medal performance in women’s 53kg weightlifting contest, Mansueto Velasco also took home the silver medal in 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta USA. Diaz, who is competing in her third Olympic Games, also became the first female athlete to win a medal for the Philippines with a 200.12 kg total weight behind Chinese Taipei’s Hsu Shu Ching.


A weight too much to bear is a weight with the greatest opportunities. – Paquito





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