2021 Tokyo Olympian Tracker - Margielyn Didal | Philstar.com

Team Philippines Athlete Tracker at the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics


Margielyn Didal


Margielyn Didal bares she injured her ankle before Tokyo Olympics

The 21-year-old seemed unbothered as she skated her way to the Top 8 and competed in the final despite the injury.

'Nangungulit lang': Didal reacts to being Tokyo Olympics media darling

Whether she intended to or not, though, Didal is now a social media icon.

Remember when Olympian Margielyn Didal called for local skateparks?

During the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, where she won two gold medals, Didal urged the Philippine sports community to have a sense of urgency and build infrastructure to further improve their skills.

Positive vibes all throughout Olympic competition make Didal a clear winner

Despite missing out on a podium finish, Margielyn Didal won the hearts of her countrymen with her unwavering positivity throughout the competition.

Didal kisses podium bid goodbye as 13-year-olds rule Olympic skateboarding

Didal ended up just seventh among eight skaters with a final score of 7.52. Curiously, World No. 3 Aori Nishimura ended dead last with the score 6.92.
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