Two 13 years old Skate Championship Celebrated their gold and silver medals with a warm hug, which went viral since then.
On Monday, 13-year-old Japanese player Westinghouse Momiji won the Olympic champion in a women’s street skateboarding competition, becoming the first female skateboarder to win a gold medal in a single event. Olympic Games He is also one of the youngest gold medal winners in the history of the Olympic Games.
The 13-year-old Brazilian player Rayssa Leal won the silver medal and also became the youngest Olympic medalist ever in the South American country.
After finishing the last game, the teenagers shook hands on the skating rink, and then Leal pulled her opponent into a heartfelt hug.
The athletes ended their triumphant embrace with playful fist strikes, sparking a series of cheers online.
“Watching these two 13-year-old giants win gold and silver medals and congratulate each other is great, so cute,” Dante Bastos wrote on Twitter.
Another woman said on Twitter: “I have a new top 5 favorite sports moment.” “Nishiya Momiji and Rayssa Leal-both 13 years old-were in the first ever women’s street skateboarding final After winning the gold and silver medals, the fists collided.”
Game still Marking the Olympic debut of the sport, And more events will continue until August 4.
Monday’s competition also ended with what is considered to be the youngest Olympic podium ever. The bronze medalist Zhongshan Chuan is also from Japan and is only 16 years old. American Alexis Sablon finished fourth.
Olympic gold medalist Westinghouse stumbled at the start of the game and missed a key landing in the first two tricks. However, the 13-year-old girl regained confidence through her final three moves, scoring 4.15, 4.66 and 3.43 respectively, and increasing her final score to 15.26.
“I shed tears because I was so happy,” Nishiya said when describing the moment she realized she had won the gold medal, according to reports. Reuters.
Leal, the silver medalist with a final total score of 14.64 points, thanked the fans after winning. “Thanks to the fans here, guys,” she wrote Twitter“I am very happy!”
In 2015, after her turnaround skills of acting as a fairy princess at the age of 8 became popular on the Internet, the Brazilian skateboarding sensation has risen to fame.
Since many other skateboarding activities will continue throughout the week, Nyjah Huston is considered a favorite Bring back the gold medal for the U.S.
The Californian dominates events around the world and is one of the true icons of the sport.
He won 12 gold medals at the Summer X Games and is the gold medalist of four World Skateboard Championships.