Great Britain, inspired by skipper Kate Walsh who broke her jaw just a week ago, beat New Zealand 3-1 on Friday to earn an Olympic bronze medal, something they last achieved 20 years ago in Barcelona.
Britain's Kate Walsh (L) is challenged by New Zealand's Cathryn Finlayson during the women's field hockey bronze medal match at The Riverbank Arena in London. Great Britain, inspired by skipper Walsh who broke her jaw just a week ago, beat New Zealand 3-1 to earn an Olympic bronze medal, something they last achieved 20 years ago in Barcelona.
It did however take a long time to break down the well-ordered and fiercely motivated Kiwis who were as close to a women's Olympic hockey medal as they have ever been and already certain of their best finish.
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