Social media best bits: From a Thanksgiving turkey to delicious goodies 

Olympic runner Molly Seidel runs during a training session on 10 July 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Olympic runner Molly Seidel runs during a training session on 10 July 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Every week, Tokyo 2020 will bring you the best sport posts from the social media world. This week, take a look at how athletes are keeping fit and more...

New wall, new challenges 🧗‍♀️

Despite describing it as 'difficult, complicated cool and interesting', Japan's NOGUCHI Akiyo shows how at ease she is with this bouldering wall.

Thank-you! 🙏

ITTF marked the end of their #RESTART series on the weekend and wanted to share a big thank-you to everyone who supported them to get table tennis back on the international competition schedule.

Fastest known turkey 🦃

Anything is possible this year and Molly Seidel, who is set to compete in the Olympic Marathon, bring in Thanksgiving this year by running in a turkey costume.

Unique tribute 👕

After winning the ATP Finals, the greatest title of his career and becoming the first player in ATP Finals history to defeat the World No.1, 2 and 3, Daniil Medvedev has a special gift waiting for him at one of the worlds biggest football clubs.

Somewhere over the rain 🌈

Being out on the water comes with surprises and for Canadian sailing duo Ali ten Hove and Mariah Millen it happened to be a rainbow.

Leg day 🦿

Two-time Paralympian Oksana Masters has come up with a creative way to use her prosthetics to workout.

The goal: Tokyo 2020 🛶

Training for the Olympic Games is in full swing for Conard Scheibner with a camp in Turkey.

On the grind 🤸

With the European Gymnastics Championships fast approaching, Slovakian gymnast Barčinka Mokošová was in full swing (quite literally) with her preparations.

Striker ➡️ goalkeeper

Sam Kerr, who is known for her goalscoring abilities, might also have a future in goalkeeping. What do you think?

Mind set matters 🧠

Australian long jumper Vanessa Low shared an important and powerful message about the power of sports.

"Paralympic sports enables people to understand, that we as humans aren't what happens to us...," she wrote.

Baking time 🥔

Fencing star Vivian Kong laid down her swords for now to whip up a delicious potato dessert.

Happy birthday 🎂

Japanese Olympian KAWAI Risako celebrated her 26th birthday with a delicious dessert and a glass of white wine.

Growing up 👶

After spending six weeks in a bubble in Hungary, Adam Peaty is back home and so much has changed in that short time.

Check out The Lowdown for more of the best posts from the past week:

  • Lukas Krpalek (white) of the Czech Republic celebrates his victory over Kim Minjong of South Korea in the Men's +100kg  at the 2019 World Judo Championships at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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  • Grant Holloway of the United States celebrates winning the Men's 110m hurdles final during the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
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    Grant Holloway: Leaving it all on the track 

  • Kareem Maddox of Team Princeton during the FIBA 3x3 World Tour 2020 in Doha
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