PM among those congratulating Etherington

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:

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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:

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Sochi Paralympics: Team GB grabs first medal

Visually impaired skier Jade Etherington and her guide Caroline Powell crowned their first season racing together by winning silver for Team GB in Sochi.