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Team GB’s Charlotte Worthington wins gold in women’s BMX freestyle at Tokyo Olympics

Written by on 01/08/2021

Team GB’s Charlotte Worthington has won the gold medal in the women’s BMX freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics.

It is Great Britain’s ninth gold medal of the Games.

The 25-year-old from Manchester nailed the first ever 360 backflip to be performed in women’s competition in a huge second run – having crashed attempting the move in her first.

It was just one of several highlights in a second effort that earned her an unbeatable score of 97.5.

 Sky News

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