Nice Britain’s diver Tom Daley went viral over the weekend when he was seen on the sidelines of the Tokyo Olympics knitting whereas he cheered on his teammates competing within the ladies’s 3-meter springboard diving closing.
Daley revealed on social media Sunday he was knitting a dog sweater.
He stated final week that knitting and crocheting has helped him cope with a few of the stresses which have come up through the Olympics.
“The one factor that has saved me sane all through this entire course of is my love for knitting and crochet and all issues stitching,” he stated in a video last week.
“However not solely that, this morning I made a bit cozy for my medal to cease it from getting scratched. So right here it’s. It slots in like this after which I’ve bought Union Jack on the facet, and Japanese flag on the opposite. And all of it tucks in properly to have a bit pouch for me to hold round my medal with out it getting scratched.”
He was noticed knitting once more Monday through the males’s 3-meter springboard occasion. This time, it seemed to be a Staff GB Olympics-inspired sweater.
He received gold within the 10-meter synchronized platform diving contest on the Tokyo Video games with Matty Lee. He beforehand received the bronze medal on the 2016 Rio Olympics.