Hidilyn Diaz stands at the height of 4 feet and 11 inches. Similarly, she is aged 30 years old.
The Philippines has finally done it! After years of looking for Omlypic gold, the country has finally achieved the dream with weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz.
On July 26, 2021, Diaz made history after winning the first position in Tokyo, Japan.
Hidilyn Diaz Height: How Tall is The Olympics Champion?
Hidilyn Diaz stands petite at the height of 4 feet and 11 inches tall.
Similarly, she weighs around 54.09kg on the scale. But, Hidilyn has shocked everyone by lifting more than four times her weight.
At the Tokyo Olympics 2021, the athlete lifted the weight of 224kg in the 55kg women’s category. She was able to pick up just a kg more than Chinese Q.Liao.
Actually, Diaz yearned the result as expected by her coach. In 2020, she had already won gold in the Roma World Cup 55kg women’s event.
“TEARS OF A CHAMPION” 🇵🇭
Hidilyn Diaz is in tears after winning the first Olympic Gold medal for the Philippines at the #Tokyo2020 Olympics. This puts an end to the country’s Olympic gold medal drought.
Photo: Vincenzo PINTO / AFP pic.twitter.com/X7OrkDq8jh
— GMA News (@gmanews) July 26, 2021
Hidilyn Diaz at just 30 years old age has now made history.
She is the first person ever to win Olympic gold for her country. The lady has proved that height, weight and age are just numbers.
Who is Hidilyn Diaz’s Boyfriend?
Hidilyn Diaz is happily taken by her boyfriend Julius Naranjo.
As one would expect, Julius is also a professional weight lifter. He is originally from Guam and has participated in a number of international competitions.
However, Hidilyn Diaz and Julius are not married into a husband-wife union yet. Yet, Hidilyn Diaz’s relationship with her partner is not limited to her personal life. Professionally, Julius is the coach for the Olympian.
Naranjo joined Team HD (Diaz’s team) just a few years ago. Likewise, he is also a strength & conditioning coach, and manager for the team.
Besides, Naranjo is also a filmmaker and co-owner of Collective Culture. Furthermore, the couple frequently features in Philippine television programs.
Hidilyn Diaz Net Worth as Weightlifter
Hidilyn Diaz net worth is estimated to soar with her newfound fame.
We are doubtless that her fortune will skyrocket as brand endorsements come knocking on the door. Moreover, she is already worth a decent bank balance.
Hidilyn Diaz is even featured on Wikipedia.
The weightlifter was the fifth child among her six siblings. Similarly, Hidilyn Diaz was born to her parents Eduardo and Emelita Diaz. Furthermore, Hidilyn Diaz’s family was involved in farming and fishing.
Though Diaz grew up wanting to be a banker, her focus later shifted to weightlifting. Her first Olympics was a wildcard entry in 2008.