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UK Olympic gold medalist Tom Daley spotted knitting while watching springboard final; netizens react

The post garnered over 1.6 lakh likes and thousands of comments. A netizen also shared a clip of the gold medalist knitting while sitting in the audience.
 

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Tokyo, First Published Aug 3, 2021, 11:15 AM IST
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A week after Great Britain diver Tom Daley won a gold medal at the Tokyo Games, he was spotted knitting in the stands while watching the women's 3m springboard diving final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Sunday. Clips and pictures of Daley went viral on social media and garnered love and appreciation.
The photo was shared by the official Instagram handle of Olympics with a caption: 
"Oh this? Just Olympic champ @TomDaley1994 knitting in the stands while watching the diving".

 

The post garnered over 1.6 lakh likes and thousands of comments. A netizen also shared a clip of the gold medalist knitting while sitting in the audience.

The athlete's love for knitting is not hidden from his fans. After winning the medal, he shared a video on social media, showing his knitted bag, which he made to store his medal. 
"THANK YOU TO ALL MY FELLOW STITCHERS! Learning to knit and crochet has helped me so much through these Olympics, and we won GOLD yesterday. I made a little medal case too!" Daley wrote in the caption. Take a look at the video:

Daley’s viral picture has prompted an avalanche of reactions on social media, leaving many impressed with his skills.

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