The Best of the Olympics, told by Twitter

With the Olympics in Rio officially over, we wanted to take a look back at the most memorable tweets referencing the iconic event. From Neil deGrasse Tyson, to Leslie Jones and Samuel L. Jackson, here are the best of the 2016 Summer Olympics told by Twitter.

1.) Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeting the characteristics of the most precious metal in the games, gold

 

2.) Leslie Jones in all of her glory in Rio

 

3.) This guy who is either extremely lazy or a genius, depending on how you look at it

 

4.) Even the parents of Olympic athletes are never satisfied

 

5.) This tweet that made us go, “Wait a minute…”

 

6.) These tweets that prove the Olympics increase your patriotism exponentially

 

7.) Samuel L. Jackson’s tweets were so genuine they made you want to cry

 

8.) The #PhelpsFace seen ’round the world

 

9.) The Opening Ceremony created some serious gems

 

10.) And finally, tweets from the athletes themselves that prove how awesome they are!

 

What was your favorite moment from the Olympics? Let us know in the comments below!

 

 

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