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In this exclusive interview, Hidilyn Diaz, the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medallist, talks about her weightlifting win - and what kept her going each ti...

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WATCH: Meet Philippine Olympic gold medallist Hidilyn Diaz, who talks to us about her historic weightlifting win, her journey and what kept her going when she hit rock bottom. Tokyo2020 💪🏽

In this exclusive interview, Hidilyn Diaz, the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medallist, talks about her weightlifting win - and what kept her going each ti...

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