- Hidilyn Diaz’s recent viral video was able to touch the hearts of many netizens
- In the video, the first-ever Filipino Olympic gold medalist could be heard reacting to Nesthy Petecio’s latest fight at the Tokyo Olympics
- Aside from reacting to the intense fight, Hidilyn also expressed feeling nervous about the judges' decision
- Hidilyn could likewise be heard praying so hard for Nesthy before the announcement of winner
Hidilyn Diaz has touched the hearts of netizens for showing so much support to her fellow Filipino athletes at the Tokyo Olympics.
Just recently, a video of the first-ever Filipino Olympic gold medalist watching Nesthy Petecio’s fight against Irma Testa of Italy in women’s featherweight event at the said Olympics went viral.
In the said video, the Hidilyn could be heard praying for Nesthy before the announcement of winner.
“Hala, grabeng labanan 'to. You know what, Nesthy, proud na proud kami sa'yo,” the Filipina weightlifter said in the video.
“Lord, kinakabahan talaga ako sa desisyon ng judges, Lord.”
“Lord, Lord, Lord, Lord. Grabe 'tong labanan, Lord.”
Watch the said video here:
Hidilyn Diaz is a Filipina weightlifter. She is also an airwoman. Hidilyn made history when she bagged the Philippines’ first-ever Olympic gold medal after winning the women's weightlifting 55 kg at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Hidilyn has shown gratitude to Philippine Airlines for assisting the Filipino Olympic athletes in their travel to Tokyo, Japan. The Filipina Olympic gold medalist wrote a thank-you note on PAL’s business class menu card during her flight from Tokyo to Manila. A photo of Hidilyn's thank-you note to PAL then went viral.
Recently, Hidilyn Diaz has shown support to her fellow Olympian, Nesthy Petecio. The Olympic gold medalist also asked Filipinos to pray for Nesthy’s upcoming battle for gold.
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