Mexico City / 03.08.2021 23:36:16
The Olympic medalist from Great Britain, Tom daley, It began to become a trend in social networks after being caught weaving to relieve tension in the Tokyo Aquatic Center, so the displays of affection towards the diver began to be present on social networks.
Daley, 27, FEU honored by the Mexican artisan -and student at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM) – Dana Noemí Castañeda, who decided to make a woven doll of the English athlete.
“I couldn’t explain the feeling it gave me to see him knitting, it made me very happy and I wanted to express it. I find it very beautiful that I am a fan of weaving, because it is a technique that has been devalued, because some see it as something exclusively for women or older people, and wow! I wanted to pay a tribute to him, and at the moment I only wove a doll, “Castañeda told Collective Culture News.
The woven doll, which quickly became viral in networks, caught the attention of the English medalist, who thanked the Mexican for such a beautiful and noble gesture. It was through the Instagram social network that Daley noticed the tribute that was made to him by Castañeda.
“I love“wrote the renowned athlete, member of the LGBT community.
Castañeda, fourth generation artisan, has a page on the Instagram social network -identified as Sam’s Tiendita- where he first posted an image of Daley’s crochet doll. Likewise, the Mexican revealed that it was one of her clients who managed to contact the British medalist.
“In fact, it was one of our clients who was texting (Tom Daley), but it was all very fast. The doll represents the admiration we have for the medalistBecause he does what he likes despite the criticism he may receive, “he said.