Hidilyn Diaz so happy for this Tatler Philippines feature
First-ever Filipino Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz shared how happy she is to be given a chance to shoot for a magazine cover.
After winning the first Olympic gold medal for the Philippines, Hidilyn was lauded by her fellow Filipinos through various forms. She was rewarded with many gifts and received words of praise and recognition.
In addition to this, she was also featured as the cover girl of Tatler Philippines September 2021 issue. She was styled by celebrity stylist Liz Uy and photographed by famous photographer Mark Nicdao.
In her Instagram post about this, she said that she felt so beautiful. Hidilyn Diaz also shared that she did not let her fatigue affect the result of this shoot. “Pagod ako nu’ng kinunan ito – pero sobrang saya ko! Ang ganda talaga!!!” the Pinay weightlifter said.
Liz Uy also shared photos of Hidilyn on Instagram and she said that it is an honor for her to be part of this magazine shoot of the weightlifter. For Mark Nicdao, working with the first Pinay Olympic gold medalist was easy. “Thank youuu Hidilyn!! You made everything easy on this shoot,” the photographer wrote in the comment section of Hidylyn’s post. Several celebrities also congratulated and expressed happiness for the Pinay athlete.
Meanwhile, even celebrities and popular personalities in other countries were impressed by her Olympic performance. Rapper Snoop Dogg and actor Kevin Hart shared their reaction through the streaming platform, Peacock, to the winning moment of the Pinay athlete during the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. “That is extremely impressive. Her clean and jerk was 493 lbs.,” the actor said. The rapper replied to this by saying that with that strength of Hidilyn Diaz, she could carry both of them.
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