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Gold Medals, World Records And Knitting: Tokyo’s Best Bits

This time last year, it seemed so unlikely that the Tokyo Olympics would ever go ahead. Even just a...
Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

10:40 AM - 6 Aug 2021



Dermot & Dave

Gold Medals, World Records And Knitting: Tokyo’s Best Bits

Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

10:40 AM - 6 Aug 2021

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This time last year, it seemed so unlikely that the Tokyo Olympics would ever go ahead. Even just a few short months ago, as countries around the world battled Covid, the thoughts of the summer games seemed like a fever dream.

Gold Medals, World Records And Knitting: Tokyo’s Best Bits

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And while they were an Olympics like never before, and hopefully never again, there’s still such huge amounts of joy and fun that comes with the event.

We’ve had the big Irish moments, the incredible work of all of Team Ireland, the medals and the support they’ve seen from home.

But there’s also the moments you might not have seen, the tidbits of information that you can defo keep in your noggin until such a time as the pub quiz returns.

Who is the smallest country to have ever won an Olympic medal? Why on earth was British diver Tom Daley knitting in the stands? Who was Donegal’s medal hope?

 

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Thankfully, Andrew Lowth from TodayFM news has the bits you missed from Tokyo 2020/2021. He joined Dermot and Dave with some of his favourite moments!

You can catch all the craic by clicking play above!


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