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Philipines Wins Its First-Ever Olympic Gold Medal

The Philippines has won an Olympic gold medal for the first time in history at the Tokyo Summer Games.

Awarded to weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz in the 55-kilogram category of women’s weightlifting, Diaz simultaneously set an Olympic record with a combined total of 224 kilograms (493 lbs.) across her two lifts.