Despite the COVID19 pandemic, Tokyo Olympics 2020 got successfully executed and gave us such joy, and athletes made it worth seeing. A year later it happened but still, it will be ever remembered in the minds of sports lovers. Let’s check out the top 10 historic moments that took place in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
The dominance of Caeleb Dressel
Caeleb Dresel ended his Tokyo Olympics campaign on a high note winning five gold medals in swimming, He also completed the 100-meter butterfly race in only 49.45 seconds by setting up a new world record.
Simon Bile’s Boldness
The Tokyo Olympics witnessed a superb act of self-care from the American star Simon Bile as she prioritized her mental health.
400 m Hurdles: Best of all in Olympic History
The Norway star Karsten Warholm finished in 45.94 seconds breaking the record of 46 seconds and craved his name in the pages of History.
Adriana Cerezo won Hearts
The 17-year-old star won silver in taekwondo to gain love and support from Japan.
Speed Queen from Jamaica
Eliane Thompson has been phenomenal, as she won three Gold medals winning the 100 m, 200 m, and 4*100 m.
Shared First Position
In the men’s high jump Mutaz Essa Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi shared Gold. The moment is indeed a heart-warming one when the two decided to share the gold instead of going for a tie-breaker.
The Medal Gatherer
The Australian participant came to the podium not less than seven times to collect four gold and three bronze medals.
Garcia Bragado ends his Olympic Career
The 52-year-old star started competing in the Olympics back in 1992. He ends the cycle after 29 years.
China’s Glory in Table Tennis Fades
China was the favorite in the table tennis event, but lost to the hosts!
Dani Alves is still short of a World Cup Victory
The 38-year-old Brazilian footballer has won everything in his sparkling career, as Brazil wins Gold in the Summer Olympics. He is yet to achieve a victory in the World Cup.