Philippines – Weightlifting star Hidilyn Diaz did what needed to be done in the Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam and furnished the Philippines’ lobby with a brilliant lift.
In view of this, The Philippines’ very first Olympic boss, Diaz ended up being significantly better than the rest as she safeguarded her crown in the ladies’ 55kg at the Hanoi Sports Training and Competition Center on Friday, May 20. Consequently, Diaz endured a gutsy test from individual Olympic gold victor Sanikun Tanasan of Thailand, who held a thin lead after the grab segment.
Tanasan – the 2016 Olympics ladies’ – 48kg titlist – set a SEA Games record in grab with a lift of 93kg, a one-kilogram edge over Diaz. However, Diaz isolated herself from the load with a 114kg lift on her most memorable endeavor in the quick lift to wrap up with an all out lift of 206kg for her second consecutive SEA Games gold.
Tanasan counted an all out lift of 203kg after a 110kg freedom in the quick lift as Diaz actually ruled regardless of no lifts on her last two quick lift endeavors.
Indonesia’s Natasya Beteyob gotten a bronze in the wake of lifting 84kg in grab and 104kg in quick lift for a 188kg aggregate.
Morever, Diaz’s brilliant lift came brilliantly to set up the Philippines’ SEA Games bid, with the nation dropping from third to fifth spot in the award table after its gold creation dialed back throughout the course of recent days. It is the Philippines’ 42nd gold in Vietnam as the nation attempts to limit the hole against Singapore and Indonesia for the No. 3 spot.