Sky Brown admits winning bronze ‘feels unreal’ as 13-year-old makes HISTORY by becoming Team GB’s youngest ever Olympic medalist after stunning final run in the park skateboarding – and now she wants to ‘hang out with friends… and party!’
Sky Brown revealed that winning bronze at Tokyo 2020 ‘feels unreal’ after the 13-year-old made history on Day 12 at the Olympics.
After falling in her first two runs in the final, Brown needed a near-faultless final run to take home a medal and she stood up to the test with a thrilling conclusion as she took third place on the podium.
Brown – who is Great Britain’s youngest ever Olympian and now youngest ever medalist – was in tears after the final and the shock was still palpable as she spoke to the media afterwards.
Sky Brown, 13, made history by securing bronze medal in the park skateboarding in Tokyo
Brown celebrates with the Great Britain flag after making history at the Olympic Games
The 13-year-old can’t quite believe it after pulling off the perfect final run with the pressure on
‘This is incredible – it feels unreal I’m so happy to be here – I’m blessed,’ she told BBC Sport.
‘I was definitely bumped, I fell twice, that made the last run feel even better. All the girls are ripping it, it was insane, it was a super sick final.’
On what she’s going to do next: ‘Hang out with some friends, and party?!’
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