Social media best bits: From Tokyo qualification to records 

Jade Jones of Great Britain celebrates victory against Skylar Park of Canada in the Semi-final of the Women's -57kg during the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths / Getty Images)
Jade Jones of Great Britain celebrates victory against Skylar Park of Canada in the Semi-final of the Women's -57kg during the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths / Getty Images)

Every week, Tokyo 2020 will bring you the best sport posts from the social media world. This week: The Olympic Torch Relay, big victories, Tokyo 2020 qualifications and more...

A three-time European Champion

Jade Jones clinched her third consecutive women’s under-57kg title at the European Championships. With gold medals from London 2012 and Rio 2016, Jones could become the first Team GB woman to win three individual gold medals at three different Olympic Games.

Joining the 300-club

American Carli Lloyd has joined an elite club in international football by reaching her 300th career cap in a friendly against Sweden. Lloyd is just the third players in history, female or male, to have played 300 international games - former United States representatives Christie Pearce Rampone (311) and Kristine Lilly (354) are the other two.

Back on the bike

Kai Sakakibara was aiming for his first Olympic Games but after suffering a life-threatening brain injury in February 2020, the Australian BMX rider had to learn to walk and talk again. But last weekend, he his bike for the first time.

That's lightning

Sha'Carri Richardson has became the sixth fastest female sprinter in history over the distance 100m. With a time of 10.72 seconds at the Miramar Invitational, the 21-year-old ran the fastest time since the Rio 2016 Games

Surfing's back

It's been nearly three decades since surfers competed in an elite level competition in Newcastle, Australia and some of the world's top surfers put on a show for locals. In an all Brazilian men's final, Italo Ferreira defeated Gabriel Medina for his 26th CT event win.

World record joy

Watch the moment Spain’s Sara Andres Barrio found out she broke the women’s 200m T62 world record.

Third-time's a charm

South African swimmer Chad le Clos will be making a splash in Tokyo this summer. In London 2012, he won two gold medals followed by two silver medals at Rio 2016, so at his third Olympic Games in Tokyo, we can expect him to be on another medal haul.

Colombia's finest

Maria Camila Osorio is now a certified champ after clinching her first WTA title at the Copa Colsanitas in Bogota this week. Not only did she take podium, she has also ended Colombia's 11-year drought in tennis