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Olympics Twitter Gallery: Sampler of Olympic Tweets from London 2012

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Olympics Twitter Gallery: Sampler of Olympic Tweets from London 2012
Olympic rings

Organizers tweet a steady stream of photos from the 2012 Games. ©Olympics

This Olympics Twitter Gallery showcases popular, funny and controversial tweets sent during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Olympic organizers and most individual teams tweeted photos at a steady pace, but more often than not it was the athletes' personal tweets and photos shared on social media that got the most retweets and stirred buzz with fans.

Above, organizers tweeted this view of the rings as they appeared at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Games.

How to Join the Olympics Conversation

To participate in the social media conversation about the 2012 Olympics, check out the Twitter Olympics page or read our guide to following the Olympics online.

Click "NEXT" below to see more top tweets from the Olympics in our Twitter slideshow.

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