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26/07/2021 12:22 BST | Updated 26/07/2021 16:03 BST

The Funniest Tweets From The Opening Weekend Of The Tokyo Olympics

From iconic celebrations to a terrifying basketball-playing robot.

We might only be a few days in, but the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have already served up plenty of truly memorable moments.

From a certain Australian swimming coach getting just a little excited to a frankly terrifying basketball robot, there’s been much to raise a smile about.

Twitter, as ever, had a lot of thoughts...

Tom Daley finally got his gold medal, much to the delight of this fan

...and Tom’s husband, Dustin Lance Black

But not everyone was tuned in... 

Aussie swimming coach Dean Boxall celebrating Ariarne Titmus winning gold was all kinds of iconic

Adam Peaty’s dad admitting to Dan Walker on BBC Breakfast that he watched his son’s gold medal-winning victory on a different channel was a mood

Skateboarding made its Olympics debut, something US bronze medalist Jagger Eaton was super-chill about...

Peru’s Angelo Caro Narvaez suffered this wince-inducing moment...

Skateboarder Margielyn Didal of the Philippines also lost her footing, but took it like a pro...

The sheer talent on display from the teenage competitors left many of us questioning ourselves...

Yeah, we’d be taking selfies if we’d just won gold in the archery too...

That basketball robot wasn’t a slam dunk with everyone... 

And finally, Susan Boyle featuring in the opening ceremony is the gift nobody saw coming...