Tokyo Olympics: Bethany Shriever & Kye Whyte win historic medals in BMX racing

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Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Britain’s Bethany Shriever gained gold within the ladies’s BMX racing last, moments after team-mate Kye Whyte claimed the nation’s first Olympic medal within the occasion with silver within the males’s.

Shriever, 22, was lifted into the air by Whyte because the pair celebrated their historic achievements in Tokyo.

After needing crowdfunding to have the ability to go to Japan, Shriever held off two-time champion Mariana Pajon to win.

Within the males’s Whyte completed 0.114 seconds behind Dutch rider Nie Kimmann.

Whyte, 22, has fought again from severe harm to earn his place on the Olympic podium.

Dubbed the Prince of Peckham, the Londoner seemed surprised as he celebrated together with his household again dwelling on a video display at trackside.

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