Obama’s tweets Michael Phelps on Gold Medal
- Updated: August 1, 2012
Congrats to Michael Phelps for breaking the all-time Olympic medal record. You’ve made your country proud. -bo
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 1, 2012
When Michael Phelps woke up Wednesday morning and began scrolling through thousands of Twitter mentions congratulating him on becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps found one name in particular that clearly stood out. It was that of President Barack Obama.
“Congrats to Michael Phelps for breaking the all-time Olympic medal record,” Obama tweeted. “You’re made your country proud. — bo.”
Phelps responded by tweeting, “Thank you Mr. President!! It’s an honor representing the #USA!! The best country in the world!!”