Team GB women's curling team wins Olympic bronze

The GB women's curling team beat Switzerland 6-5 to take the bronze at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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Jenny Jones congratulates fellow bronze medallists

Team GB's snowboarder Jenny Jones, the winner of Great Britain's first ever Winter Olympics medal on snow, has tweeted a picture of the women's curling team in jubilant mood.

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Curling bronze equals Team GB's best-ever winter haul

Great Britain's women curlers beat Switzerland 6-5 in their bronze medal match in Sochi, ending a 12-year-wait.

Team GB's women curlers celebrate winning bronze at Sochi. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

It was the first Olympic medal for British women curlers since their coach Rhona Howie - then Rhona Martin -skipped GB to gold at Salt Lake City in 2002.

The medal has equaled Great Britain's best-ever Winter Olympic medal haul of four in 1924, with a gold or silver to come from the men's curling final against Canada on Friday.

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Team Muirhead react to winning curling bronze

Today's bronze win for the Team GB women's curling team means Britain now has four medals - equaling its best-ever haul at a Winter Olympics.

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So so happy to be bringing home an Olympic medal! Can't tell you how much all your support helped to get us here! http://t.co/UHtD7TSRi3

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The bronze is #TeamGB's fourth medal of #Sochi2014 and equals our best ever haul at the Winter #Olympics. What a performance! #GoTeamGB

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