The first big Olympic news to come out on Instagram? Well, a photo revealed that Michael Phelps' girlfriend is a 20-something blonde bombshell. Aside from that shocker, there are other photos that reveal personal details about the athletes. A lot of the pictures show a side not seen in years past: rooms in the Olympic Village, celebrity meet-ups, and quiet moments with family. The I.O.C.’s permission-to-post picture rule for athletes hasn't exactly halted the flow of candid shots filtering out of London. Mashable reports more than 65,000 photos have been shared of the Olympics via Instagram, and athletes have joined fans and girlfriends in posting celeb portraits and behind-the-scenes snapshots. Here are 10 of the best athletes to follow if you’re looking to get an inside look at the 2012 Olympics.
Snapshot: Self portraits. Group portraits with her gymnastic teammates.
Snapshot: Australians, from fans to relatives.
LocoLolo (Lolo Jones)
Snapshot: The best captions.