Hidilyn Diaz, who won first Olympic gold medal for Philippines, rewarded with $600,000 and two homes
Hidilyn Diaz won the first Olympic gold medal for the Philippines on Monday. The weightlifter ended the country’s 97-year Olympic drought, and now will be rewarded for her historic accomplishment. Diaz will receive at least 33 million pesos – about $600,000 – from the country. She has also been offered two homes.