Olympic Athletes Have Taken Over TikTok. Here Are Some Of The Best Videos
Athletes have become social media stars after giving the people what they want: the behind-the-scenes action at the Tokyo Olympics.
Olympians have skyrocketed to fame this year not only for their athletic abilities in the world’s most notable competitions but because of TikTok.
Many Olympic athletes have taken to the video-sharing app to show the behind-the-scenes life in the Olympic Village and have proven to the world that the games are essentially just one giant summer camp. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) lifted its previously strict rules about social media use for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, allowing athletes to document almost anything they’d like, aside from the actual games. TikTok has become flooded with Olympic content and has given millions of viewers a rare glimpse into life at the Games.
After being given the green light, the Olympians delivered. Here are some of the best TikToks: