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Stars line up to congratulate our Olympic history makers

Social media feeds have been awash with messages of support for gymnast Max Whitlock and cyclist Laura Trott after their awe-inspiring performances in Rio.

Here are just a few of them:

You know you've really made it when Larry the Cat from Number 10 gives you a shout out.

Gary Linekar was careful not to make any promises ahead of Whitlock's appearance at the Olympics.

And his fellow Olympians from the Anglia region were also keen to send their congratulations.

Support for former Welwyn Wheeler Laura Trott came right from the top - with Number 10 posting on Sunday morning.

Someone who really knows what an achievement a cycling gold medal is was also keen to show his appreciation.

And Trott even got a mention from her favourite football team.

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