Michael Phelps who set an all-time Olympic record on July 31, claiming the 19th Olympic Gold medal across 12 Olympic Games starting 2000, can also lay claim to being the most tweeted athlete so far in the Games, announced Twitter on Wednesday.
Bagging the maximum Twitter mentions ever since he won the 4x200m freestyle relay, the #Legend Twitter account saw Phelps retweeted 6,448 times as of Wednesday.
The official blog of Twitter also carried a mention of the Olympic accomplishments. The blog post cited how Twitter saw the biggest spike of the day on July 31, in Olympics-related conversation during the U.S. prime-time broadcast when Phelps won the 4x200 freestyle relay.
The other athletes who have garnered more eyeballs on Twitterverse so far include Tom Daley and Ryan Lochte.
President Barack Obama too couldn't stop himself from lavishing praise on Phelps. The Prez whose personal tweets are signed -bo, tweeted: "Congrats to Michael Phelps for breaking the all-time Olympic medal record. You've made your country proud. -bo"
The new cameras installed by the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) help capture and share the Olympian feats of athletes on Twitterverse.
The Twitter blog post adds that photos are taken from incredible vantage points, which showcase memorable moments and behind-the-scenes views as they happen at Twitter.com/#Olympics.