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Elise Christie Best Tweets: "When you skate again Elise, we will be right behind you. Full support!"

Best Tweets: "When you skate again Elise, we will be right behind you. Full support!"

20/02/2018 at 09:38Updated 20/02/2018 at 12:28

There was support and sympathy from across Twitter after Elise Christie was disqualified in the 1000m Short Track.

Christie's disqualification brought sympathy from across Britain, as celebrities and other viewers reacted in disbelief.

Famous comedian and credit-check monger Marcus Brigstocke went through several stages:

Like the rest of us, he found it hard to understand how she had been disqualified:

Through his devastation, he captured the thoughts of the country:

The BBC's Natalie Pirks could not believe how unfortunate Christie had been throughout the tournament:

The Guardian's Barney Ronay nonetheless saw a bright future for Christie after she had attracted the sympathies and attention of the British viewers:

The Independent's Ed Malyon pointed out the sheer scale of bad luck Christie had endured:

Some of the public refused to accept that Christie was out, and implored that Team GB appealed against the decision to disqualify her from the heats:

There was admiration that Christie had even managed to qualify given the ligament damage she had suffered:

At 27, Christie has perhaps one more tilt at the OIympics, and some are already looking forward to Beijing to cheer her on yet again.

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