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    Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz tests positive for Covid-19

    Jan 12, 2022
    Hidilyn Diaz training Malaysia
    PHOTO: hidilyndiaz on Instagram

    NOT even Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz is spared by the dreaded COVID-19 virus.

    The Filipina weightlifter shared that she has tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday amid a spike in cases in the country blamed to the contagious Omicron variant.

    She posted the unfortunate news on her Instagram stories while also attaching a photo of her swab test from the Philippine Red Cross.

    Hidilyn Diaz's Instagram story confirming her positive test.

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    "Kahit po ako, nagpositive na po. Ingat po tayong lahat. Magpalakas at sundin lahat ng health protocols," she wrote.

    Diaz is deep in training after announcing her intent to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics under the watchful eye of his coach and fiance Julius Naranjo.

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