LOOK: Filipina Hidilyn Diaz with Olympic silver medal

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Posted at Aug 08 2016 04:55 AM

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Filipino weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz gave the Philippines its first silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games early Monday morning.

Diaz, 25, competed in the women's 53-kilogram (kg) division.

She broke a 20-year medal drought of the Philippines in the Olympics.

She is one of 13 Philippine athletes competing in 8 sports in the Summer Games.

Other events where the Philippines is competing are athletics, boxing, golf, judo, swimming, table tennis and taekwondo.