Many fans took to Twitter this Olympics, tweeting about the excitement, emotional ups and downs, upsets, and scandals that came along with it all. Below is a summary of the 2016 Olympics through Twitter data.
Anthony Ervin, the youngest AND oldest Olympic champion in history.
Katie Ledecky, who has yet to disappoint at these Games, anchored the 4×200 free relay to gold despite going into her leg with almost a full second deficit.
Night four was incredibly entertaining, a fun trend that we’re starting to notice at these Olympic Games. Twitter was aflame…
Day two was exhilarating, as three individual world records electrified Rio and the Twitterverse blew up with all of the…
Chad le Clos is South Africa’s biggest star competing in Kazan at the World Championships.
Cate Campbell is Australia’s sprint sensation, and will go into World Champs with the fastest time in the world this year in the 50 and tied for the fastest time in the 100.
The 2015 World Championships are just two short weeks away, showcasing the best that the world has to offer in…
Young Canadian up-and-comer Emily Overholt just got a Twitter a few days ago, and she’s certainly a name to keep an eye on in the near future.
Cesar Cielo leads the Brazilian Worlds roster on Twitter with nearly half a million followers.
With just over a million followers, Ryan Lochte is by-and-large the 2015 World Champs swimmer with the most Twitter followers.
#FantasySwimming goes international, expands to two leagues for Pan Pacs & ‘Ricky’ returns to defend Lane4 title
After a highly-successful run in its official debut at U.S. Nationals, the newly-formed sport of #FantasySwimming is back for the Pan Pacific Championships, now expanded into two separate leagues.
If I Had 2 Million Dollars, I’d Fill a Pool With Spaghetti (And Other Ways to Spend Atrocious Sums of Money)
Recently, a few of our twitter followers tweeted some thought provoking questions and ideas to our twitter account. If you could fill a pool with something other than water, what would it be? How much would you need? And finally, how much would it cost?
Michael Phelps was in the press box Tweeting for the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin Are In The Running For ESPN’s Most Impactful Female Athletes Of 2013
Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky are in the running for the Most Impactful Female Athletes of 2013. You can vote on the ESPNW site or through twitter with the hashtag #Impact10 and their full name.