Social media best bits: Hotel tennis, giants leaps and hype squads 

Hugues Fabrice Zango of Burkina Faso celebrates winning bronze after the Men's Triple Jump at the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Hugues Fabrice Zango of Burkina Faso celebrates winning bronze after the Men's Triple Jump at the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Photo by Michael Steele/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...

Monday motivation 💪

Sometimes it's not possible to fit everything into 24 hours. So two-time Olympian Jess Stenson (nee Trengove) improvised with a home workout with son Billy, who even tried to join in.

One giant leap 🙌

Burkina Faso athlete Hugues Fabrice Zango begun 2021 by leaping his way to a new indoor triple jump world record of 18.07m. He beat his coach, Teddy Tamgho, previous record by 15cm and joined in the celebrations.

Waiting for the knock ✊

With players arriving in the Australian Open bubble, the wait for practice time is something they are looking forward to everyday. A chorus of fellow tennis player couldn't help but relate to Australia's Alex de Minaur sentiments.

End to end 🥅🤾

It was an exhilarating start to the Handball Men's World Championships match between France and Switzerland this week.

Hype squad 😃

Everyone needs a cheer squad right? So when Kristie Mewis scored during the United States friendly against Colombia, Kelley O'Hara led celebrations.

Back to winning ways 🏅

Rio 2016 gold medallist Carolina Marin won her first event since 2019 after claiming the Thailand Open.

India Hockey team training 🏑

This is how Savati Punia from the India women's hockey team roll in practice. No wonder why she's one of the world's best.

Unstoppable 🎾

Despite quarantine protocols in place, nothing can stop tennis star Coco Guaff from taking of advantage of limited space and restrictions to get ready for the Australian Open.

Peaty on Team GB 🏊‍♂️

The reigning 100m backstroke Olympic champion will be headed to Tokyo to defend his title after being one of four swimmers named in Team GB’s squad.

Serena's new doubles partner 🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏾‍♀️

Tennis queen Serena Williams may have just landed herself a new doubles partner with daughter Olympia once again showing off her skills.

Tennis indoors? 🎾

With nine more days of hotel quarantine before Canadian Vasek Pospisil can get onto the court, he's found a way to practice indoors.