New Zealand 1 Great Britain 3: Danson helps GB women win hockey bronze medal
16:16 GMT, 10 August 2012
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Great Britain's women secured only the second Olympic bronze medal in their history with victory over New Zealand at the Riverbank Area.
Reading striker Alex Danson opened the scoring with a penalty corner deflection in the 45th-minute which reflected the hosts' dominance of play.
With 11 minutes remaining Leicester
defender Crista Cullen flicked home a set-piece and even later Wales
international Sarah Thomas diverted in another corner before Stacey
Flying the flag: Great Britain celebrate there win over New Zealand in the bronze medal match
We've done it: Britain's Alex Danson Laura Bartlett, Laura Unsworth and Chloe Rogers celebrate beating New Zealand and securing a bronze medal
Happy ending: Britain's players celebrate their medal at the Riverbank Arena
The result provided some compensation after missing out on gold with Wednesday's semi-final defeat to Argentina.
Bronze equalled the feat of the team from 1992 in Barcelona and was the minimum target prior to the Olympics.