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Hidilyn Diaz bags three silver medals in Asian Weightlifting Championship

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Hidilyn Diaz takes three silver medals at Asian Weightlifting Championship (0:00)

Hidilyn Diaz won three silver medals in the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championship in Ningbo, China on Monday. (0:00)

Olympian Hidilyn Diaz won three silver medals in the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championship in Ningbo, China on Monday.

Diaz, a 2016 Olympic silver medalist and 2018 Asian Games gold medalist, competed in the women's 55kg event and lifted 94kg in the snatch and 115kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 209kg.

It was the second qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Diaz only ranked 11th in the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation World Championship, the first Olympic qualifier, after lifting 93kg in the snatch and 110kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 203kg in the women's 55kg event.

Diaz will compete in another qualification event in September at the International Weightlifting Federation World Championships in Thailand.