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Laura Weightman silver medal: Social-media reaction

Laura Weightman. Picture by Michael Gillen.

Laura Weightman. Picture by Michael Gillen.

Social-media fans have been going mad for Laura Weightman, posting messages of delight and support on Twitter and Facebook after her silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.

The Gazette takes a look at just some of the comments left for the 23-year-old, who was been trending online around the world after coming second in the 1500m final.

FACEBOOK

Pete Crosland: Brilliant run today. Do savour the moment and that silver medal.

Davina Taylor‎: Well done Laura on your silver medal, putting Northumberland on the map.. So proud xxx

Sarah Brooks: Huge congratulations to you Laura for the silver medal. So proud. We were all cheering for you back at home in Hipsburn. Superb performance xxx

Jill Denny: So proud Laura what a fantastic race. Silver medal. Crying at you cuddling your mam on TV!! Well done!! X

TWITTER

@MorpethHarrier: Congratulations to our very own #CommonwealthGames silver medalist @LauraWeightman, and her coach @jarrowarrow

@alydixon262: AWESOME run @LauraWeightman well done, proud of you!

‏@girlfromthefarm: Congratulations @LauraWeightman what a run! Screaming at TV, so proud to be from #northumberland #morpeth tonight, did us proud. Amazing!

@STAYNORTHUMBRIA: Woosh ….Well done @LauraWeightman - Commonwealth Silver Medalist you did yourself #Northumberland and #England proud

@JosieCram: Amazing run so happy and proud of @LauraWeightman u done good!! SILVER MEDAL! #Glasgow2014

‏@AlnwickNLand: Massive congratulations to Alnwick’s @LauraWeightman. We’ve only won a SILVER MEDAL!! @teamgb @weRengland

MORE REACTION AND PICTURES IN THURSDAY’S NORTHUMBERLAND GAZETTE AND MORPETH HERALD

 

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