- Hidilyn Diaz has shown support to her fellow Olympian, Nesthy Petecio
- Nesthy recently made headlines after winning against Irma Testa of Italy and moved on to the championship round in women’s featherweight at the Tokyo Olympics
- Hidilyn then took to social media to cheer for the Filipina boxer
- The Olympic gold medalist also asked Filipinos to pray for Nesthy’s upcoming battle for gold
Hidilyn Diaz recently took to social media to show support to Nesthy Petecio.
This, after the Filipina boxer won her fight against Irma Testa of Italy and moved on to the championship round in women’s featherweight at the Tokyo Olympics.
In a Facebook post, Hidilyn asked Filipinos to cheer and pray for Nesthy as her battle for gold is set to happen on August 3.
“Cheer tayo sa laro ni Nesthy Alcayde Petecio sa Aug 3. Ipagpray natin siya at Ang mga Filipino athletes maglalaro sa.”
In a video, Hidilyn also told Nesthy, "We'll keep praying for you. Laban lang, 'wag kang sumuko. Laban, team Pilipinas. Go for gold! Kaya mo 'yan!"
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.
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.
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