Canada beat Sweden to win women's gold

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Posted: Feb 20, 2014 11:13 AM

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Canada beat Sweden 6-3 on Thursday to win the Olympic women's curling gold medal for the first time since 1998.

Victory over the Swedes, who were seeking a third straight title, avenged a defeat for the Canadians in the final in 2010.

Britain beat Switzerland earlier on Thursday to claim bronze.

(Editing by Peter Rutherford)