Bermuda And Philippines Make History At Olympics
Provided By - Video Elephant on July 27, 2021
Bermuda and the Philippines have made history at Tokyo 2020 after winning their first gold medals.
The Philippines won its first Olympic gold medal after nearly 100 years of trying.
Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won gold in the 55-kilogram category of women's weightlifting and set an Olympic record.
Diaz set an Olympic record with her combined weight total of 224 kilograms across two successful lifts.
Bermuda also won its first gold medal after Flora Duffy won the triathlon event in her fourth appearance at an Olympics.
Bermuda is now the smallest nation or territory to win an Olympic gold medal at a Summer Games.
Bermuda has a population of 63,000 and was previously the smallest territory to win a medal at a Summer Olympics.