Rayssa Leal’s boom on the internet continues to do well for Skate Fairy. Silver medalist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the skater was the athlete who gained the most followers and engagement (on Instagram) in the world. At thirteen, Risa defeated none other than Simone Biles, the biggest name in artistic gymnastics.
The survey analyzed conversations, follower counts and interactions from the athletes’ Instagram and Facebook accounts between July 23 and August 8. Risa Leal, with her photo album celebrating a silver achieved and a video of her journey in the sport, was the most liked post on Instagram throughout the Olympics, considering all the athletes who were in Tokyo.
And if the sporting performance of Brazil in the Olympics is highlighted, the performance on social media was not absent. Brazil was the third country to comment and participate in the Olympics on Facebook, according to the survey, after only India and the United States.
In all, the 11,000 athletes who were in Tokyo 2020 achieved over 411 million interactions on Instagram and gained around 75 million followers on the social network during the Games.
Among the athletes with the most participation in the Olympic Games, Risa Leal won two gold medals, so to speak. Check out the post and followers ratings:
The 10 athletes with the most interactions on Instagram during games in the world are:
Rayssa Leal (Skateboard, Brazil)
Simone Biles (artistic gymnastics, USA)
Daniel Alves (Football, Brazil)
Rebecca Andrade (artistic gymnastics, Brazil)
Italo Ferreira (Serve, Brazil)
Douglas Sousa (volleyball, Brazil)
Sonny Lee (artistic gymnastics, USA)
Luka Doncic (Basketball, Slovenia)
Tai Tzu Ying (Badminton, Taiwan)
Gabriel Medina (Serf, Brazil)
The ten athletes who got the most followers on Instagram in the world during matches
Risa Lille (Skate, Brazil) – 5.8 million (+667%)
Neeraj Chopra (Athletics, India) – 2.6 million (+ 1.9 million%)
Simone Biles (Artistic Gymnastics, USA) – 2.3 million (+53%)
Rebecca Andrade (Artistic Gymnastics, Brazil) – 2.1 million (+868%)
Italo Ferreira (Serve, Brazil) – 1.8 million (+ 175%)
Valentina Acosta Giraldo (Arwing, Colombia) – 1.6 million (+623%)
Douglas Sousa (volleyball, Brazil) – 1.4 million (+78%)
Tom Daley (Diving, UK) – 1,259 million (+60%)
Leticia Buffoni (Skate, Brazil) – 1,249 million (+41%)
Suni Lee (Artistic Gymnastics, USA) – 1,242 million (+511%)
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