Ex-girlfriend sends VERY awkward message to ex after he wins Olympic bronze in triathlonat

‘I’m sorry I broke up’: ex-girlfriend sends VERY awkward message to her old flame after he wins Olympic bronze in triathlon

  • The ex-girlfriend of New Zealand Hayden Wilde was interviewed after his event
  • The brunette Kiwi said she was proud of him and regretted breaking up
  • She revealed that they went to primary school together and that he had ‘grown so much’
  • Wilde took bronze in the individual men’s triathlon yesterday

The ex-girlfriend of an Olympic competitor confessed she made a mistake breaking up with him in a light-hearted television interview in New Zealand.

Kiwi triathlete Hayden Wilde took bronze in the men’s individual triathlon in Tokyo yesterday, earning New Zealand’s first medal at the Games.

While interviewing fans in Wilde’s hometown of Whakatane in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand, Kiwi broadcaster 1News came across a woman who was an old flame to the new bronze medalist.

“I’m sorry I broke up with you!” she answered when asked what message she would send to Wilde.

“I’m sorry I broke up with you!” an ex-girlfriend of New Zealand bronze medalist Hayden Wilde told Kiwi news channel 1News after the event

Wilde's bronze medal in the men's individual triathlon was New Zealand's first medal at the Tokyo Olympics

Wilde’s bronze medal in the men’s individual triathlon was New Zealand’s first medal at the Tokyo Olympics

The unknown woman and her friends then burst out laughing.

She then waved off the awkward comment and said she was just “so proud” of Wilde.

“Just the work he’s obviously put in to get there is amazing.

“I went to primary school with him and he’s grown so much and I’m really proud.”

Asked on New Zealand TV what he would do after his medal-winning performance, 23-year-old Wilde revealed he would be speaking with his current girlfriend.

“I think I’ll just call my girlfriend who is currently in Spain,” he said.

“She got up early in the morning to watch the race.”

Hayden Wilde (center) as he neared the finish of the men's triathlon with eventual winner Kristian Blummenfelt behind him (right) and silver medalist Alex Yee of Great Britain (right)

Hayden Wilde (center) as he neared the finish of the men’s triathlon with eventual winner Kristian Blummenfelt behind him (right) and silver medalist Alex Yee of Great Britain (right)

New Zealander Wilde (right) helps Norway's Kristian Blummenfelt (center), gold medalist in the men's individual triathlon, after collapsing from exhaustion at the finish

New Zealander Wilde (right) helps Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt (center), gold medalist in the men’s individual triathlon, after collapsing from exhaustion at the finish

Wilde was seen in photos around the world at the end of the men’s triathlon when he helped gold medalist, Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt, to his feet after collapsing from exhaustion at the finish.

Blummenfelt had made headlines at the event, not only for his momentous win, but also for the see-through white suit he wore in the final leg of the event.

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