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WATCH: Here's how Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz earned silver in Rio

MANILA, Philippines - First Philippine Olympic medal since 1996. First Filipina to earn a medal. Third silver medal in Philippine history.

Hidilyn Diaz, welcome to the record books.

Filipina Hidilyn Diaz earned silver in the at the Rio Olympics in her third trip to the Olympiad, lifting 88kg in her snatch attempt and 112kg in the clean and jerk for a combined lift of 200kg in the early morning hours of Monday, August 8 in the Philippines, good for second place. (READ: Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz nabs silver, PH's first Olympic medal in 20 years)

The 25-year-old Diaz of Zamboanga City is now the first Filipino athlete to earn a medal since 1996, when Mansueto "Onyok" Velasco earned silver in the light flyweight boxing competition in Atlanta, USA. – Rappler.com