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Stranded During COVID-19, Athlete Trained With Water Jugs—Now She’s Won Olympic an Gold Medal

Hidilyn Diaz, a 30-year-old weightlifter from the Philippines was over the moon when, with her final dramatic lift of the competition, she won the first-ever gold medal for her homeland after a 100-year Olympic drought. How awesome for the Filipinos!

Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba

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