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Twitter Reveals Trending Team Canada Data from 2018 Winter Olympics [u]

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The 2018 Winter Olympics are over and Canada set a new record, claiming 29 medals at the PyeongChang Games in South Korea.

If you followed the Olympics on Twitter, you’re probably curious about data when it comes to Team Canada. Luckily, we have some answers for you, courtesy of data from Twitter Canada sent to iPhone in Canada.

Team canada 2018

According to Twitter, these were the “10 most mentioned Canadian athletes on Twitter during the Winter Olympics”:

Scott Moir
Tessa Virtue
Mark McMorris
Patrick Chan
Eric Radford
Kaetlyn Osmond
Meagan Duhamel
Kim Boutin
Kaitlyn Lawes
Mikael Kingsbury

Twitter noted Scott Moir now has 3.1 times more Twitter followers than he did when the Games began on February 9th. As for his ice dance partner, Tessa Virtue, she now has 2.5 times more Twitter followers than when the Games began.

As for the “10 most discussed sports on Twitter by Canadians during the Winter Olympics?” Check them out below, ranked in order of popularity (update: list was revised to note bobsled was not #1; sorry bobsled fans):

hockey
figure skating
curling
freestyle skiing
snowboarding
short track
speed skating
bobsled
alpine skiing
cross country skiing

Now that the Olympics are over, time to get a deal on some official gear, right?

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