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Saturday
Feb082014

Journalism Student's 'Sochi Problems' Twitter Account Goes Viral

iStock/Thinkstock(SOCHI, Russia) -- A 20-year-old college journalism student has been revealed to be the brainchild behind the popular Twitter account Sochi Problems.

The page, created by Alex Broad of Toronto, calls attention to all the problems and unpreparedness at the Russian city for the Olympic Winter Games.

Broad launched the problems page on Tuesday and it's already attracted over 300,000 followers.

"I couldn't believe that the actual account took off, cause...and I made it as a joke...and it all honesty I thought I'd maybe get 30-40 followers," Broad said.

His Sochi Problems account has even more followers than the official Sochi 2014 Twitter account, which has 197,000 followers.

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