President Rodrigo Roa Duterte honored and proud with weightlifting silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz for her victory at Rio Olympics on Monday.
“As the president of this country, I’m overjoyed,” said President Duterte. “Silver is silver what ever you say,” he said.
“I would like to congratulate Ms Diaz for the honor that she has given to us and I’m praying that you would be successful in life and in the olympics to come,” he added.
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Hidilyn Diaz wins the first medal of the Philippines with weightlifting in Rio Olympics on Monday, August 8, 2016. Her historical win ended the country’s olympic medal drought since 1996.
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