Who is Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz? Biography | Age, Career & physical status

Who is Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz? Biography | Age, Career & physical status
Who is Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz? Biography | Age, Career & physical status

Here is the biography of the Olympic gold medal winner Hidilyn Diaz

Hidilyn Francisco Diaz is a Filipino weightlifter and airwoman born on 20 February 1991 in Zamboanga City, Philippines. Her father’s name is Eduardo Diaz Sr and mother is Emelita Diaz. She is very much discussed in big TV channels, and media.

Hidilyn won the first Olympic gold medal for Philippines at the women’s 55 kg category for weightlifting at the 2020 Summer Olympics. She has always worked hard to achieve her goal and has faced many difficulties in her life to reach at this stage.

Diaz competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, where she was the youngest competitor in the women’s 58-kg category. In the 2016 Summer Olympics, she won the silver medal in the women’s 53-kg weight division, ending the Philippines’ 20-year Olympic medal drought.

Physical status

Height1.50 m (4 ft 11 in)
Weight54.90 kg (121 lb)
Hair Colour Black
Eye ColourBlack
Shoe size6

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Bio

NameHidilyn Diaz 
Nick Name
Full NameHidilyn Diaz 
Date of BirthFebruary 20, 1991
SportWeightlifter
Birth PlaceZamboanga City, Philippines
Age30 Year
NationalityFilipino
HometownCleveland, Ohio, U.S
ProfessionalWeightlifter
CoachKaiwen Gao,Julius Naranjo, Catalino Diaz,Antonio Agustin Jr.
GenderFemale
EducationDe La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Manila, Universidad de Zamboanga – City Campus
SchoolYet to be Update
CollegeYet to be Update
Hidilyn Diaz
Hidilyn Diaz

Career

Olympic Games

Gold medal – first place2020 Tokyo –55 kg
Silver medal – second place2016 Rio de Janeiro –53 kg

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World Championships

Bronze medal – third place2015 Houston –53 kg
Bronze medal – third place2017 Anaheim –53 kg
Bronze medal – third place2019 Pattaya –55 kg

Asian Games

Gold medal – first place2018 Jakarta–Palembang –53 kg

Asian Championships

Gold medal – first place2015 Phuket –53 kg
Silver medal – second place2019 Ningbo –55 kg
Bronze medal – third place2016 Tashkent –53 kg

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Silver medal – second place2017 Ashgabat –53 kg
Southeast Asian Games
Gold medal – first place2019 Philippines –55 kg
Silver medal – second place2011 Jakarta-Palembang –58 kg
Silver medal – second place2013 Naypyidaw –58 kg
Bronze medal – third place2007 Nakhon Ratchasima –58 kg