Summer Olympics 2012: Best Athlete Tweets, Twitpics and Instagrams from Day 15

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Summer Olympics 2012: Best Athlete Tweets, Twitpics and Instagrams from Day 15
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This is the next-to-last day of London 2012, so as expected, the athlete tweets are becoming more and more reflective. The accomplishments and experience of participating in an Olympic Games are sinking in.

Win or lose, there is nothing like competing in the largest and most celebrated competition in the world. Today Allyson Felix reminisces on her and her teammates' world-record performance in the track and field women's 4x100-relay.

Lolo Jones is feeling the physical fall-off, Jordan Burroughs wants to be President, and Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney prepare for one more event.

The standout performance of the day is a toss-up between the Jamaican men's 4x100-relay and the American women's basketball team. But both were tweet-worthy on this day.

Check out Day 15 in athlete social media.


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Not sure what Jason Richardson did last night, but it sounds like it was wild and fun.


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Matthew Mitcham gets anatomically colorful with this tweet. But when does the "Lympic Chamionships" start?


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Matthew Mitcham is sounding a little like Tonya Harding in this tweet.


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Kevin Love has a hot commodity on his hands with this pair of sneakers.

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Jessica Ennis has a diehard young fan.


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Lolo Jones may need a crossing guard in London.


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Jimmy Feigen is looking for adventure on a canyon tour, and he gets some sound advice from his guide.



Are McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman really going to go through with this rumored swim competition? It appears so, at least that's what Aly is saying. Stay tuned.



Allyson Felix and her teammates celebrate the 40.82 in the 4x100 relay. It established a new world record.

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Will the United States have a mystery candidate for the White House? Jordan Burroughs believes he can bring nations together with throws and takedowns.


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Kyla Ross, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman were denied access to the pool for their rumored race.


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Chris Paul sums up the Jamaican 4x100 meter relay team with his own hashtag

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The American women were already more athletic than every other team they faced. Imagine if Carmelita Jeter was playing point guard.


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Two of the world's most amazing athletes clown on the Olympic podium.

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