Social media best bits: From New Year workouts to celebrations

Simona Halep of Romania in action during a training session at Roland Garros (Photo by Martin Sidorjak/Getty Images)
Simona Halep of Romania in action during a training session at Roland Garros (Photo by Martin Sidorjak/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...

Starting the year off right 💪

British discus athlete Dan Greaves started 2021 and the countdown to the Paralympic Games by getting a few throws in.

Press up queen 🎾

Never challenge tennis star Simona Halep in press ups.

Getting warmed up 🥶

Team GB's Adam Burgess looks in control of the rapids even though he may be freezing without his thermal base-layer.

Picture perfect 🏇

Danish dressage rider Cathrine du Four and her horse Cassy aren't about to let a cold day stop them from posing for a photo op.

Not long now 📅

With less than a month until Kei Nishikori gets his 2021 season underway, the Japanese tennis player is busily training.

Stretch it out 🏊‍♀️

Irish Para swimmer gives her followers a glimpse of how she stretches her way to her first swim of 2021.

Keep moving forward ➡️

Multiple Paralympic champion Tatyana McFadden was out training as the new year got underway.

Light-hearted fun 😂

It wasn't the year the world had predicted but GB Hockey still captured some fun moments.

Happy engagement! 💍

Brazilian footballer Marta announced her engagement to Orlando Pride teammate Toni Pressely after several years of dating.

Back in the groove 🙌

A new training programme for Canada's Ellie Black has the gymnast excited...and sore.

Tokyo bound 🎫

German swimmer Jacob Heidmann has punched his ticket to the Olympic Games after victory in the 400m IM at the Swim Pro Series in Des Moines.