Social media reacts to first-ever 3x3 men's Olympic champions, Latvia

4 Aug 2021

TOKYO (Japan) - Latvia was able to win the first-ever 3x3 gold medal over ROC thanks to great chemistry and a beautiful Karlis Lasmanis fadeaway 2-pointer for the win.

Here is a look at how the internet reacted to the historic moment...

As the final basket went in the net, Karlis Lasmanis, Nauris Miezis, Edgars Krumins, and Agnis Cavars embraced on the court.

It was an emotional moment for all of their supporters. Some were right there to see the action...

While the next generation of Latvia 3x3 stars was getting inspired from afar...

The support poured in from across Twitter.

After returning home to Latvia, it was time to celebrate and show of their gold medals with a parade.

This team was superhuman the whole week.

There was plenty of love for the gold medal winners, a high-mark for Latvian 3x3.

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