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Olympics athlete tweets: Day 8

With gold, silver and bronze medals added to Canada's totals, Saturday was an exciting day. Twitter exploded with emotion early for triathlete Paula Findlay and gold medallist Rosie MacLennan, but silver medallist Ryan Cochrane also got his share of tweets on Day 7.
Canadian swimmer Ryan Cochrane received an outpouring of support on Twitter after his silver medal-winning performance in the men's 1500m freestyle race on Day 8 of the Games. (Francois Xavier Marit/AFP/Getty Images)