Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Birland Prime Minister Congratulates Hidilyn Diaz over Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games’ Victory


By Emmanuel Daudu

H.R. M. Prof. Dr. Queen Eden Soriano Trinidad, the Prime Minister, Birland (one of the newest countries in Africa), has congratulated Hidilyn Diaz as she makes the Philippines proud by winning the Tokyo 2020 women 55kg Olympic Games.

The Birland Prime Minister, H.R. M. Prof. Dr. Queen Eden Soriano Trinidad, whose origin is Philippine in her congratulatory message to Hidilyn Diaz stated that “I knew it that you were focused to make us proud this time and I was optimistic you would. Finally, you did. Philippine is very grateful to you and we wish you a wonderful celebration season”.

The Birland Prime Minister made this known to pressmen after Hidilyn Diaz, the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medallist made her way to victory in the women’s 55kg weightlifting at the Tokyo International Forum on Monday.

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz’s victory was said to have given the Philippines its first Olympic gold medal, ending a near 100-year wait.

Revealing further, the 30-year-old Hidilyn Diaz won silver at the 2016 Rio Games in the 53kg category, but went one better in the 55kg category at Tokyo 2020 on Monday, setting an Olympic record and tying the world record to boot.

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