Washington (CNN) – As Michael Phelps swam into the history books on Tuesday, becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time, it didn't go unnoticed by the number one fan in the White House.
President Barack Obama tweeted to his 18 million followers:
Congrats to Michael Phelps for breaking the all-time Olympic medal record. You've made your country proud. -bo—
Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 01, 2012