- Gretchen Ho posted about how proud she is of Filipino weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz
- On her Instagram account, Gretchen showed close-up photos of Hidilyn’s Olympic Gold Medal
- She is grateful to Hidilyn for allowing her to hold and inspect the prestigious medal
- The sports reporter was feeling extremely emotional as she interacted with the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medalist
Gretchen Ho took to social media to express how proud she is of Filipino weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz.
KAMI learned that Gretchen showed close-up photos of Hidilyn’s Olympic Gold Medal.
The sports reporter is grateful to Hidilyn for allowing her to hold and inspect the prestigious medal.
According to Gretchen, she was feeling extremely emotional as she interacted with Hidilyn, who became the first and only Filipino to win an Olympics Gold Medal.
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“From melted meiji to gold. All in a day.
“Take a look at the first ever gold medal for the Philippines. Hidilyn was generous enough to invite us to hold her gold medal and take photos with it.
“Really feels like destiny, somehow. Thank you, @hidilyndiaz.
“PS. Pasensya na kung sabog na kami. grabe iyak,” Gretchen wrote on Instagram.
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Gretchen Ho is a television host and former volleyball player in the Philippines. She played volleyball for the Ateneo Lady Eagles from 2008 to 2013. Her popularity rose when she became a co-host on Umagang Kay Ganda, TV Patrol, and The Score.
She went viral online months ago due to her friendship with Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto. Many netizens commented that Gretchen and Vico seem to be a good fit for each other.
When the mayor was summoned by the NBI for his COVID-19 initiatives, Gretchen was one of the public figures who defended him. Gretchen Ho tweeted: “wrong move” and “It’s really #AprilFoolsDay.”
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