Social media bits: World record hunts, inspiring moments and warm ups

Sandi Morris reacts after clearing the bar in the Women's Pole Vault during the 2020 Toyota USATF Indoor Championships (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Sandi Morris reacts after clearing the bar in the Women's Pole Vault during the 2020 Toyota USATF Indoor Championships (Photo by Christian Petersen/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...

Baby on board 👶

Australian footballer and Rio 2016 Olympian Katrina Gorry has a mini me on the way.

The greatest wombat 🏆

Keeping in Australia, world no.1 Ash Barty received what is perhaps the greatest trophy that has been presented in tennis after winning the Yarra Valley Classic.

Despite the quips made about the trophy, it has a special meaning behind it with each trophy during the Melbourne Summer Series designed by a local Indigenous artists.

Snow day run 🏃‍♀️

No matter the weather, no matter the surface, Olympic hopeful Sara Hall believes every workout (or run) is a chance to improve.

New world lead 👏

After grabbing the world lead in the pole vault, only to have close friend Renaud Lavillenie of France snatch it away just hours later, Mondo Duplantis has taken it back.

Basketball ready 🏀

Catch a snippet of how the world's best men's 3x3 basketball player warms up.

Watch out world record! 🏅

America's Sandi Morris took the world lead with a mammoth 4.88m clearance at the American Track League.

Just a cheeky throw 💪

With less than six months until the Olympic Games, London 2017 men's javelin world champion Johannes Vetter put everything into this throw.

Sun and surf 🌊

There can't be anything much better than surfing in the picturesque Fernando de Noronha off Brazil's coast.

Defying gravity 🧗

One half of French brothers, sport climbers and Olympians Mickael & Bassa Mawem, showed the strength required to hold on.

Awe inspiring 🤩

It was an extra special Super Bowl for Para swimmer Jessica Long with her ad centre stage.

Wake me up 💪

What makes a pre-match warm up perfect? Well, its hard to pass some Wham! playing in the background.

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