- Hidilyn Diaz turned emotional when she was finally reunited with her family in the Philippines
- She was away for almost two years in Malaysia and has not been with her family during the said period
- The Olympic Gold Medalist personally showed the medal to her parents, who were overjoyed
- With the way that she hugged her mom upon seeing her, surely, she missed her family so much
The Olympian turned emotional upon meeting her parents after finishing her quarantine.
She was away from her parents for almost two years because of the training, and it was even made worse by the lockdown.
As per GMA, she showed her medal to her parents, and she even had her mom wear the precious medal.
Her mom was also very proud of the gold medal of Hidilyn.
The Olympian has not seen her mom since December of 2019. In February the following year, she flew to Malaysia and trained for the Olympics.
When the pandemic hit, she was further stranded but her strong spirit pushed her forward.
She successfully made it and bagged the gold medal.
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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 recently penned her first Instagram post following her “surreal” Tokyo Olympics 2020 journey. A few days after her win, the national athlete took to her social media page to pen an emotional post about her new milestone. She likewise thanked those who helped her achieve this success.
She 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.
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