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It was a tender moment that will make you even prouder to be Pinoy.
The Philippines had never won an Olympic gold medal before Hidilyn Diaz. On Monday, July 26, the 30-year-old weightlifter beat out China's Liao Qiuyun and Kazakhstan's Zulfiya Chinshanlo by lifting a record-breaking combined weight of 224 kilograms (493.8 pounds), closing the women's 55kg
Meet the real life weightlifting fairy!
The entire country united in jubilation when weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won the Philippines its first-ever Gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, 97 years into joining the quadrennial meet. The Filipina memorably beat out her Chinese competitor to cement herself in the history
Lee Kiefer, whose mom is from Davao, makes history as the first American to win an Olympic fencing gold.
A family from Davao is celebrating a gold medal won by the United States in fencing at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday night.Reason?The 27-year old Kiefer, whose mother Dr. Teresa Oropilla Kiefer hails from Tagum City, beat Inna Deriglazova of Russia, 15-13,