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Journalists, athletes take to Twitter to show poor (and funny) conditions at the Sochi Winter Olympics

Published on Feb 6, 2014 5:19 PM

Athletes and journalists at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have taken to Twitter to share hilarious pictures from venues in the Russian city.

From bizarre toilet "dos and don'ts" to yellow-tinged tap water in hotels, these tweets have taken social media by storm.

A tweet from Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant, showing that fishing isn't allowed in a Sochi toilet bowl, among other things, has been retweeted more than 4,000 times and been favourited more than 1,300 times since Feb 1.

Here's a selection of the best tweets: