Hidilyn Diaz

FULL VIDEO: Maria Ressa interviews Hidilyn Diaz

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FULL VIDEO: Maria Ressa interviews Hidilyn Diaz
Can sports and politics be separate? Are you going to support anyone for the upcoming elections? What's the first thing you'll do after quarantine? These are some of the questions from our members that Hidilyn Diaz answers in this full video.

The first Olympic gold medal victory of Hidilyn Diaz came with a strong message: Filipinos can.

After 97 years, a 30-year-old female weightlifter from Zamboanga City made it happen for the Philippines.

Her sheer determination, hard work, and commitment to excellence were evident with every answer in her interview with Rappler CEO Maria Ressa for the show #HoldTheLine and the succeeding exclusive Q&A with Rappler Sports reporters Jasmine Payo and Bee Go, as well as Rappler+ members, who attended live on Wednesday, August 4, 3 pm Manila time.

Watch the full interview using the password: firstolympicgold

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