6 months Diaz gives PH’s first medal in Arafura Manilatimes |Sports
DARWIN, Australia: Kate Diaz won the Philippines’ first medal in the 2019 Arafura Games after capturing the silver medal in the women’s weightlifting competitions on Saturday at the Darwin Convention Center. The 15-year-old Diaz lifted 115 kilograms after tallying 50 kilograms in the snatch and 65 kilograms in the clean and jerk in the women’s 45kg division to give the country a silver in Day 1 of the Philippine campaign here supported by the Philippine Sports Commission and Standard Insurance. Shi Yue Shan of Chinese Taipei won the gold after lifting 120 kilograms following a 53 in the snatch and ... more