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Philippines’ weightlifting champion Hidilyn Diaz lands on Tatler Philippines magazine cover for its 20th year anniversary.
To mark its 20th anniversary, Tatler Philippines featured the country's first-ever Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz.
On Wednesday, September 8, Diaz joyfully shared the photos on her Instagram page.
“Sa birthday ni Mama Mary, feeling ko ang ganda ko rito,” Diaz wrote on her caption.
“Sa gitna ng napakaraming challenges, nangyayari ang dapat mangyari nang maganda, mahusay at mabuti! Pagod ako nu’ng kinunan ito - pero sobrang saya ko! Ang ganda talaga!!!” She added and also expressed her gratitude to the team who extended their help for the magazine cover.
In the feature, Diaz shares her journey towards bringing home the gold and pride to her motherland.
“Salamat sa aking napakagaling na team! Thank you din po Ms. Stephanie Zubiri for the article.” The athlete wrote.
“On the cover is a woman who brought home the gold, Gen.T honouree, Hidilyn Diaz. As the Philippines’ first-ever Olympic gold medalist since it joined the Olympics 97 years ago, the Zamboanga-born weightlifting champion embodies the same excellence and influence that define this premier luxury magazine in the Philippines today.” Tatler Philippines wrote in a Facebook post.
The other prominent names included in the special edition are Kim Jones, Dior Men’s artistic director, Alice Eduardo, a woman with a heart of gold, and the centenarian, Ambassador Bienvenido Tantoco, Sr.