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Team GB bounce back to win hockey bronze

ESPN staff
August 10, 2012
Team GB beat New Zealand 3-1 to secure Olympic bronze © PA Photos

Team GB claimed their first Olympic women's hockey medal for 20 years after defeating New Zealand in the bronze medal match at London 2012.

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The hosts picked themselves up from their heartbreaking semi-final defeat to Argentina on Wednesday to secure a convincing 3-1 win over surprise semi-finalists New Zealand.

After a scoreless first half, goals from Alex Danson, Crista Cullen and Sarah Thomas put Britain in the driving seat before Stacey Michelsen scored a late consolation for New Zealand.

Argentina, who beat GB in the semi-finals, were forced to settle for silver after they were beaten 2-0 by defending champions Netherlands.

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