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Delight in Manila after weightlifter wins Philippines’ first Olympic gold

Manila Bulletin
Manila Bulletin
Filipinos express honor and pride after weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won the country's first Olympic gold medal at Tokyo 2020 on Monday.

Diaz's stunning victory was splashed across the front pages of Philippine newspapers and dominated internet platforms.

Karen Afurong, who works in publishing, says Diaz' victory makes women in the country feel "empowered".

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