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Hidilyn Diaz And Her Boyfriend, Coach Julius Naranjo, Are Engaged!

Her engagement ring actually features a barbell design!
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You guys, Hidilyn Diaz and her boyfriend, Coach Julius Naranjo, are engaged!

Hidilyn shared the big news on Instagram on October 16, featuring a photo of herself with her engagement ring and her Tokyo 2020 Olympics gold medal for weightlifting.

"It's [a] YES!" she wrote in her post.

The athlete even shared a kilig moment she had when she won her Olympic gold.

"It was a magical moment with @imjulius. I'm grateful to God that He sent Julius into my life; he makes my life easy. Alam ng iba kung ano mga sinasakripisyo niya para maabot namin ang pangarap na ginto sa Olympics together with #TeamHD. Noong laro, kinilig at masaya ako kasi siya mismo nagsabi [na] God is the center of our relationship, kaya walang duda, magye-YES ako dahil suwerte ako may isang Julius [na] nagmamahal, nag-intindi, at sumuporta sa 'kin."

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Hidilyn took to IG Stories to share photos and video clips uploaded by those who were present at the proposal. It looks like she and Julius were just out for a romantic dinner when he got down on one knee and popped the question.

"Nagpapa-cute ako," Hidilyn wrote in one of her IG Stories, featuring a photo of herself with some champagne. "Wala [kasing] kaalam-alam na magpo-propose pala."

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"Crazy ka talaga!" Hidilyn exclaimed in one video clip as she was taken by surprise. "Kainis ka! Of course, yes!"

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TV5 reporter MJ Marfori tweeted a photo of the sparkler, which is actually designed like a barbell!

"Engagement ring na may barbell! Closer look at the rock of Hidilyn Diaz! Wowza!"

ICYDK, Hidilyn and Julius, a Filipino-Japanese weightlifter, met in 2017 at a sports event in Turkmenistan and have been dating for three years.

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In an interview with Toni Gonzaga, Julius revealed that he realized he loved Hidilyn when he made the decision to leave Guam, where he was based.

"I had a full-time job, I was coaching, doing filmmaking on the side. I had an easier life, convenient. I think leaving everything was enough for me to say, 'I love her.'" Aww.

Congrats, Hidilyn and Julius!