David Cameron was among a host of names congratulating Britain's Jade Etherington, after the the British skier won the women's visually impaired downhill:
Proud of Jade Etherington, who won silver in the women's visually impaired downhill in Sochi. #GoParalympicsGB.
A host of others took to the social network to tweet their thanks. Eventually, Etherington herself tweeted, though her celebrations were understated:
We've won a Downhill medal!!!!!!! It's Silver :))))
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