On Facebook, the talk meter for Phelps reached 5.6 million fans, making him the most talked about athlete worldwide. Gavy Douglas's performance had 29000 tweets, coming close to the record breaking Phelps amount. Even President Obama tweeted Phelps after his 19th medal win saying he made his country proud.
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