Maria Shriver Gives Allyson Felix a Touching Shout-Out After Record-Breaking Win: ‘Wow! Inspiring’

From one role model to another.

Maria Shriver gave Allyson Felix a sweet Twitter shout-out on Tuesday after the sprinter earned a silver medal in the 400-meter dash at the Rio Olympics. It was Felix’s seventh Olympic medal, making her the games’ most decorated female track and field athlete in American history.

“Wow! Inspiring @allysonfelix. Congratulations on becoming the most decorated female Olympian in the history of @usatf!” Shriver, 60, tweeted.

Wow! Inspiring @allysonfelix. Congratulations on becoming the most decorated female Olympian in the history of @usatf!

— Maria Shriver (@mariashriver) August 16, 2016

Felix, 30, responded Tuesday night, tweeting back, “Thank you! Inspired by all you do!”

Thank you! Inspired by all you do! https://t.co/0QRkNFHUuT

— Allyson Felix (@allysonfelix) August 17, 2016

Felix came just 0.07 seconds from winning gold on Monday, but Bahamas sprinter Shaunae Miller captured the win after she dramatically dove across over the finish line, making it in just ahead of Felix.

Still, the silver was a historic record for Felix, now a four-time Olympian with four gold and three silvers to her name.

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She wasn’t the only one to get a celeb shout-out on Tuesday: Gymnast Laurie Hernandez heard from Orange is the New Black‘s Laverne Cox after the first-time Olympian, 16, earned a silver medal in the women’s balance beam final on Monday.

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“Congratulations @lzhernandez02 on a great #Olympics,” Cox tweeted.

Congratulations @lzhernandez02 on a great #Olympics#Olympics2016#TeamUSAhttps://t.co/f0SN55hdi7

— Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) August 17, 2016

“Thank you!” Hernandez responded, with a shocked monkey emoji at the end.

Thank you! https://t.co/zGa4jK8dWz

— Laurie Hernandez (@lzhernandez02) August 17, 2016

Cox and Shriver are two of the many celebrity fans cheering on Team U.S.A. at the Rio Olympics, with everyone from Chris Pratt to Leslie Jones to Zac Efron tweeting and Instagraming about and even visiting their favorite athletes.

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