Social media best bits: Landing new tricks and smashing power lifts

Viktor Axelsen of Denmark hits a shot against CHEN Long of China in their men's singles quarterfinals during the 2018 Badminton World Championships in Nanjing, China.  (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Viktor Axelsen of Denmark hits a shot against CHEN Long of China in their men's singles quarterfinals during the 2018 Badminton World Championships in Nanjing, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/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...

Historic 🤸

Turkey wins first historic gold at European Gymnastics Championships in Kyiv.

More Attachments 💪

South African sprinter Anrune Weyers is all smiles whilst showing off her collection of different attachments to help her with her training.

Downtime 🙇

Japanese wrestling champ KAWAI Risako is resting after an exhausting training day.

Practice makes perfect 🏸

World no 4 badminton player Viktor Axelsen is relentless with these moves.

Clap, clap 👏

How much more new tricks can Sky Brown land? Sky is the limit for this talented young athlete.

Back on the field

US football player superstar Alex Morgan is balancing sport and being a new mum.

Tailored suit

Canadian athlete Christa Deguchi swapped her judo uniform for a nice sleek tailored suit.

Deadly lift

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Murphy continues to power through his workout before the holidays.

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