Tokyo Olympics 2020 memories that will always live on

The world came together on Sunday evening (August 8) to thank Tokyo, where the Olympics 2020 concluded on a high and successful note. India had its best-ever haul of seven medals. The 14-day exhilarating competition saw 206 countries competing. The ‘golden’ boy’s javelin throw held everyone in awe — 87.58 metres.

Here are some special moments to be cherished

Abhijit Deshmukh on Twitter: "The Cameraman actually took the Jump with Neeraj at the same time holding a camera. Let's make this cameraman popular with Neeraj :) #Athletics #Tokyo2020…"

When cameraman chased Neeraj all over

After Neeraj Chopra’s golden victory at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, a cameraman chased him all over. A picture of him jumping with Neeraj at the same time while holding a camera had gone viral.

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A heart-winning gesture by Brit girls
Indian women hockey players won accolades for their performance at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. However, after the loss of India in the bronze medal match, the Britain girls were in a consolation act. The pictures were widely shared on social media and won respect and much love for the Great Britain girls.


Knitting in the stands
British diver Tom Daley after winning gold medal in the 10-metre platform along with teammate Matty Lee was spotted knitting in the stands while cheering for his country in the women’s springboard final.

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Telling pictures of Savita Punia and Sreejesh

As Britain girls earned the bronze medal in hockey after a hard fight at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, it was heartbreaking to watch Indian goalkeeper Savita Punia, the star of the Indian women’s hockey campaign at the Olympics, breaking down as the game ended.

Jess Fox Uses Condom To Repair Kayak And Then Wins Gold At Olympics

Tale of Olympics-issued condom

Australian canoeist Jessica Fox used an Olympics-issued condom to repair her kayak during the K1 women’s event at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. After repairing the kayak, she even managed to bag bronze. “Bet you never knew condoms could be used for kayak repairs,” Jessica Fox captioned the now-viral video online.

Mutaz Barshim, Gianmarco Tamberi share high jump Olympic gold medal - Sports Illustrated

Friendship ‘Golds’

Mutaz Barshim of Qatar and Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi players decided to share Olympic gold for high-jump. The two of them saw their final efforts tied and were offered the chance of a jump-off for victory at a spectator-free Olympic Stadium, before Barshim asked: “Can we have two golds?” The answer was yes and the jumpers — friends who both overcame injury setbacks to make the games — shared top spot on the Olympic podium.

-PTC News