Recently the name of Hidilyn Diaz becoming viral on social media. People are looking for a biography of Hidilyn Diaz and who is she? Here on this blog, we will discuss Philippine’s First Olympic Gold Winner Hidilyn Diaz. so stay tuned with this article to the end.

Hidilyn Diaz Wiki

Hidilyn Francisco Diaz is a Filipino weightlifter and airwoman. She was the first Gold Winner in the history of the Philippines Olympics. She won the gold medal at the women’s 55 kg category for weightlifting at the 2020 Summer Olympics. After bringing a gold medal in Hidilyn Diaz 2021, she has illuminated the name of her country.  Her name was on fire in the whole Philippines. As she was the girl who makes the whole Philippines proud.

Hidilyn Diaz

Hidilyn Diaz was born on 20 February 1991 in Zamboanga City, Philippines. She works very hard to reach this dream.  Early in her weightlifting career, she competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, where she was the youngest competitor in the women’s 58-kg category. This is also the moment of pride for her.  In the 2016 Summer Olympics, Diaz won the silver medal in the women’s 53-kg weight division, ending the Philippines’ 20-year Olympic medal drought. On July 26, 2021, Diaz won the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics for women’s weightlifting and set the Olympic record for the 55kg category by lifting a total of 224kg.

Name Hidilyn Diaz
Nick Name Hidilyn Diaz
Full Name Hidilyn Diaz
Date of Birth February 20, 1991
Sport Weightlifter
Birth Place Zamboanga City, Philippines
Age 30 Year
Nationality Filipino
Hometown Cleveland, Ohio, U.S
Professional Weightlifter
Coach Kaiwen Gao,Julius Naranjo, Catalino Diaz,Antonio Agustin Jr.
Gender Female
Education De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Manila, Universidad de Zamboanga – City Campus
School Yet to be Update
College Yet to be Update

Hidilyn Diaz Prize Money

As per the sources, One historic gold, two Olympic records, and P33 million are what Philippine weightlifting queen Hidilyn Diaz took home on Monday, July 26.

After making history as the first Filipino Olympic gold medalist, Diaz is set to receive P33 million worth of incentives from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the country’s tycoons.

According to the PSC’s incentive system (RA 10699), “Olympic gold is worth P10 million and Diaz is the first Filipino athlete to pocket that amount from the country’s government sports agency.”

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Wishes Floods on Twitter

No doubt that Hidilyn Diaz Makes every Philippines citizen proud. Almost every person who lives in the Philippines giving wishes and congratulation to her on social media platforms. Even some big stars of the Philippines also show their love to Hidilyn Diaz and gives her blessings.

E.J Ramos Wrote: “Filipina strength made me tear up this morning. Congratulations Hidilyn Diaz, for winning the first Olympic gold medal ever for the Philippines! Like many times in our history, a Pinay led the way!

Tokyo 2020 Official Twitter account posted: “

Hidilyn Diaz won #gold, set a new #Olympics record and made her country proud #UnitedByEmotion | #StrongerTogether @iwfnet

New York Times also wrote for Her: “Until Monday, the Philippines had never won an Olympic gold medal. Then Hidilyn Diaz, a weight lifter at her fourth Games, finally broke the nearly century-long drought — and achieved two Olympic records in the process.

One Supporter Said: “Good morning sa lahat especially kay Hidilyn Diaz”

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Another Said: “Under Sec. 8 of the Republic Act No. 10699, Hidilyn Diaz is entitled to a cash prize of P10,000,000. I’m sure she’s not after the money, but P10M is a low amount for a feat that’s almost a century in the making. And I hope we support our athletes to win, not just when they win.

Another Person Wrote:  “1. Hidilyn Diaz created history by wining the first gold medal for the Philippines, after clinching the top spot in the women’s 55kg weightlifting category. Her road to gold came after months of training in the backyard of a house in rural Jasin, Melaka.

One Woman Supporter Wrote: “Hidilyn Diaz will be receiving P10M pesos and an Olympic Gold Medal of Valor to be issued by the PSC. It was signed into law by the late President Benigno Aquino III.



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