Before she was able to lift an Olympic record of 127kg in the clean and jerk to clinch the top place in the podium, Diaz needed to overcome both physical and mental challenges.
The International Olympic Committee has not announced whether vaccination will be a requirement for non-U.S. athletes in Beijing.
The USOPC has announced it will require every member of its delegation at the 2022 Beijing Olympics to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and John Carlson are among Washington Capitals who are expected to represent their home countries at the 2022 Beijing Olympics.
Out of The Inkwell was a classic silent era cartoon produced by Fleischer Studios from 1918 to 1929.