Bristol's Jenny Jones wins bronze

Bristol snowboarder Jenny Jones has won a bronze medal in the slopestyle event at the Winter Olympics in Sochi

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'Incredible vibe' in Team GB camp after Jones' bronze

Jenny Jones' bronze medal win led to an "incredible vibe" in the Team GB camp, according to another of Britain's medal hopes.

Shelley Rudman, who is set to compete in the Skeleton event later this week, said the win has increased the positive atmosphere within the team.

Jones won Britain's first medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi after claiming bronze in the snowboard slopestyle event on Sunday.

Jenny Jones talks about her Olympic medal success

The Bristol snowboarder Jenny Jones is celebrating winning Great Britain's first medal of the Winter Olympics.

The former Filton College student is the first Team GB athlete to ever win an Olympic medal in a snow-based sport. She won bronze in the spectacular sport of snowboard slopestyle in Sochi thanks to a brilliant second run in yesterday's final.


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Double gold for USA as Team GB wins first snow medal

The USA have won gold in both the men and women's snowboard slopestyle. Team GB's Jenny Jones came third, winning the bronze.

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Olympians celebrate Jenny Jones' bronze medal win

Former Olympic champion rower Matthew Pinsent, fellow competitor freeskier Katie Summerhayes and Team GB's curling team have all been celebrating Jenny Jones' bronze medal win at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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Jenny Jones tweets picture with fellow medallists

Jenny Jones has tweeted a picture of herself with her fellow women's snowboard slopestyle Olympic winners, Jamie Anderson and Enni Rukajärvi, ahead of the medal ceremony.

Jones becomes the first Briton to win a Winter Olympic medal in a snow event after her bronze medal-winning performance at Sochi.

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Jenny Jones congratulates fellow Olympic medallists

Team GB Olympic bronze medallist Jenny Jones has tweeted about her excitement at her podium placing, while congratulating the women's snowboarding slopestyle gold and silver medallists Jamie Anderson and Enni Rukajarvi.


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Sport stars congratulate Jenny Jones on Sochi win

Sport stars Jessica Ennis-Hill, Tanni Grey-Thompson and Robbie Savage and have hailed snowboarder Jenny Jones' bronze medal win at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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Jenny Jones 'so happy' with Olympic bronze medal

Snowboarder Jenny Jones was "so happy" today after becoming Britain's first medal winner at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Her bronze in the women's snowboard slopestyle, coming on the second day of the competition, was Britain's earliest medal in a winter Games and the country's first on snow.

Third placed Britain's Jenny Jones gestures during flower ceremony after competing in the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event Credit: Reuters

"I can't believe it," she told the BBC. "I was just waiting because I knew I was going to drop down and down (the leaderboard) but I didn't know how far. I'm just so happy right now."

She also said: "I feel so proud to get on the podium. A few said 'is she past it?' but I did what I could and, thankfully, it got me on there."

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Jenny Jones 'very proud' of achievement for Britain

Team GB's first Sochi 2014 Olympic medal winner, Jenny Jones, says she feels "very proud" of her achievements in taking out the bronze in the women's snowboard slopestyle.

Read: Jenny Jones receives her Olympic bronze medal

Jenny Jones celebrates at the victory ceremony for the women's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games. Credit: REUTERS/Mike Blake

Jones, a three-time X Games gold medallist, said today's result instilled a different feeling - a "feeling of doing something for your country".

"I think it really hit home when the (British) flag came up," she told the BBC.

"I was just like 'Oh my goodness, this is it. I've done this and it's for Great Britain'."

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