Getting there... twitter.com/timbaillie/sta…— Tim Baillie (@timbaillie) July 27, 2012
That close!!!!! Great Britain we are coming!!!!!! #takethestage twitter.com/shuvolleygb/st…— shauna mullin (@shuvolleygb) July 27, 2012
@marielzagunis carrying the flag now! Almost there!! twitter.com/TimMorehouse/s…— TimMorehouse (@TimMorehouse) July 27, 2012
The australian Olympic team soaking it in twitter.com/Wortho44/statu…— Mark Worthington (@Wortho44) July 27, 2012
Aburridos con @lscola4 mientras se va llenando el arbolito de banderas!!! twitter.com/cabezadelfino/…— Carlos Delfino (V) (@cabezadelfino) July 27, 2012
We made it! #london2012 twitter.com/ChayLapin/stat…— Chay Lapin (@ChayLapin) July 27, 2012
Of course, @NBCOlympics was also front and center, tweeting the Parade:
Did you miss him? He's fast! Here's @usainbolt carrying the Jamaican flag: twitter.com/NBCOlympics/st…— NBCOlympics (@NBCOlympics) July 28, 2012
Even the evening’s star performer, Sir Paul McCartney, took a moment to Tweet his own backstage countdown:
Minutes away now! twitter.com/PaulMcCartney/…— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) July 27, 2012
The biggest spike in Twitter conversation during the Opening Ceremony? When Rowan Atkinson, a.k.a. Mr Bean, appeared in a hilariously memorable homage to the Olympians of “Chariots of Fire”.
To be part of moments like these as they unfold, follow along at Twitter.com/#Olympics.
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