- Hidilyn Diaz took to Instagram and shared who was responsible for keeping the Olympian grounded
- The gold medalist shared that it is Sir Noel Ferrer, the guy she met when she came home from Rio Olympics in 2016
- She said that it was Mikee Cojuangco who introduced him to her and she is very thankful
- According to Hidilyn, Sir Noel strengthened her character so that she will not be carried away by fame and attention
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Hidilyn Diaz took to Instagram and shared an empowering message about the person who has kept her grounded all throughout her journey.
The Olympian introduced Sir Noel Ferrer to the world and she said that she came to know him when she came home from Brazil in 2016 where she bagged the silver medal.
"Buti na lang talaga, aligned ang values, puso at isip namin ni Sir Noel. Madali akong naka-adjust sa atensyon ng publiko, mga media interviews pati na ang mga kumpaniya na kumukuha sa akin bilang endorser at ambassadors.Sir Noel grounded me. Strengthened my character para hindi ako ma-carried away by fame, attention, power and even material possessions."
"He lets me be with my sports training pero nandu’n siya lagi to look after my well-being. He always gives me the big picture sa mga bagay bagay, kaya maayos at aligned ang aming nagiging desisyon."
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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.
She 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 Read more: 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 Diaz has received the P14M condo unit that was promised to her by Megaworld. It is located in Eastwood City, an upscale property development in Quezon City. The condo is a 2-bedroom unit, and it is already fully furnished when she received it. The unit is a gift to the Olympian who gave the Philippines its first-ever Olympic gold medal.