Filipino Weightlifter Wins Country’s First Ever Olympic Gold Medal

weightlifter hidilyn diaz wins first gold medal for philippines

The Philippines have been an Olympic mainstay for almost 100 years, after first competing in the prestigious Summer Games in 1924. However, the nation hasn’t found much success historically, claiming its first medal – a bronze – during the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam. The Philippines then took home their first silver medal in the … Read more