First gold medal for Britain in Winter Olympics 2014


Lizzy Yarnold won first gold medal for Great Britain in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics after dominating the women's skeleton from start to finish. The Yarnold- 25, produced a solid final run to finish 0.97 seconds ahead of Noelle Pikus-Pace of US.

Britain claimed skeleton title for the second successive Winter Olympics after Amy Williams won gold at the 2010 Vancouver Games. It is Britain's second medal in Sochi and 10th gold in Winter Games history.