Young athletes at the University of Bath sports training village reacted with joy at Lizzy Yarnold's victory in the women's skeleton - Britain's first gold of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Celebrities and politicians have congratulated Ms Yarnold for her win, after Jenny Jones clinched Britain's first medal of the Winter games, winning bronze in the snowboard slopestyle.
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In Edinburgh tonight you can hear it and feel it. The buzz, the banter of the day and the thrilling sense something big is coming tomorrow.