Tokyo. Tokyo Olympic 2020: 26 July 2021 Monday was the golden day in the sports history of the Philippines. The Philippines won its first gold medal in the last 100 years of Olympic journey on this day. A female player from the Philippines has brought glory to her country in a weightlifting event. Hidlin Diaz won her country’s first Olympic gold medal, setting a Games record in the 55kg category at the Tokyo International Forum, a weightlifting event. This information was given in a tweet made by the official Twitter handle of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Hidlin set an Olympic record in the clean and jerk by lifting 127 kilograms and totaling 224 kilograms. Hidillin, 30, overtook Qiyun Liao of China in her last lift in the clean and jerk with a total of 224 kg, one more than Qiyun.
Hidilin won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. He trained in Malaysia for the Tokyo Games.