Twitter was filled with congrats messages for new gold medalist and world-recordholder Dana Vollmer:
Dana Vollmer- awesome!!! First woman under 56 sec. And gold medal! Cal family very proud of you !!! Go Bears!!!
Anyone else spot the Cal bag
@danavollmer carried to the starting blocks on way to her WR? So proud of her! Thx for the Golden Bear love!
And from the woman of the hour . . .
I’m still shaking with excitement! Just now back in my room trying to fall asleep- what an amazing night! I couldn’t be happier!