An epic interview gate crash has received followers in stitches after Aussie Matt Denny received gold in the lads’s discus occasion on the Commonwealth Games.
Denny had simply blitzed the sphere with a private greatest throw of 67.25m, nicely away from subsequent greatest, England’s Lawrence Okoye.
Watch the hilarious moment in the video above
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Talking to Channel 7’s Jason Richardson after the occasion, Denny was thrilled with his efficiency, however his power was nothing in comparison with that of Okoye, who was giving one other media interview close by.
Richardson was midway via asking a query when Okoye stole the present.
“Ayyy!” Okoye yelled as he injected himself into the shot with his arms round Denny and a large grin on his face.
“F*** this guy – Matt Denny, Matt Denny!”
The phrases don’t learn nicely on paper, however in the video above, you possibly can see how a lot love they had been delivered with, between two rivals who’re clearly good associates.
The moment was pure gold, and undoubtedly one of many highlights of the Games up to now.
Denny is a person mountain at 196cm and 120kgs, however he pales in comparability to Okoye, who can also be a former American footballer in the NFL, as nicely as having a stint in rugby union.
“Oi, you think I’m big?” Denny stated in the hilarious moment.
“Look at this dude! That’s a thick boy.”
Richardson, who wore a large grin throughout his face in the course of the unbelievable moment, agreed with Denny.
“Damn he’s big,” Richardson stated.
The moment was then almost repeated just some moments later when Okoye completed his personal interview.
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The Englishman, who was in the background of the TV body, yelled out and tensed his huge muscular tissues once more in celebration, and he received Denny’s consideration.
Denny circled to have a good time as soon as extra, earlier than the interview resumed for a second time.
Denny will go house with an excellent reminiscence of his moment with Okoye on digicam, but in addition with that of his gold medal-winning efficiency.
“That was incredible, it was so much fun,” he stated.
“I should have done that at worlds (World Championships) a couple of weeks ago, but (I’m) glad I did it here – great stage to do it on.
“I knew I was in really good form this season, and I actually thought (I could throw) potentially even further tonight. But when you get out here, everything starts happening – a PB’s sick.
“I’m really glad that I’ve kept repetition and performed when it counts and doing it the Aussie way when it counts. I’m so stoked.”
The brand new Commonwealth champion lauded the Australian staff as one of many greats in the historical past of athletics.
“We’ve got such a great team, we’ve had such a consistent couple of years, especially after Tokyo, I think that gave us a great kick in the depth that we’re getting,” he stated.
“I say it every time and I’ll sound like a broken record, I don’t care – we’re coming into the greatest era of (Australian) athletics.
“So, I think if we can just continue that, I think everyone will hopefully get about.
“I know Nina (Kennedy) got me up and about, seeing her win, and do it so classy, so I thought I’d try and follow suit.”
Denny’s bromance with star excessive jumper Brandon Starc has been one other delicate spotlight of the monitor and area meet up to now.
When cameras shot away to Starc’s help crew throughout his excessive soar final, there was one member of the staff who caught the attention in explicit.
It was Denny, who had an indication on his entrance that stated ‘Brandon Starc’s roommate.’
Starc returned the favour throughout Denny’s occasion, however one-upped him, with a cardboard signal above his head which learn, ‘Denny’s roommate.’
“Having him up there with the sign and repeating that, it’s that fun Australian thing that we like to bring because we get behind each other and you’ll see us out here over the next couple of days as well,” Denny stated.
Denny lauded Starc’s effort to win a silver medal in the excessive soar regardless of battling a heel damage.
“The dude is one of my best mates and he’s too humble,” he stated.
“That was the gutsiest effort I’ve ever seen because I knew how much pain he’d be going through since he did the injury.
“It’s been a long road for him, so to come out and only just get beaten off a countback just gives testament to how strong he is, how much he can really perform when it counts, even with a heel (injury), and I don’t think people understand how brutal that is for high jump.”
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