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Oh, Canada! U.S. women fall to Canada in gold medal match

Oh, Canada! U.S. women fall to Canada in gold medal match

GOLD MEDAL: The Canadian bench celebrates Marie-Philip Poulin's goal against the United States during the third period of the women's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, in Sochi, Russia. Photo: Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Canada won their fourth consecutive Olympic women’s ice hockey gold medal with a 3-2 overtime win over the United States at the Sochi Games on Thursday.

The win capped an undefeated run in Sochi for a Canadian team that have won four of the five gold medals awarded since women’s ice hockey made its debut at the 1998 Nagano Games.

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Switzerland beat Sweden earlier on Thursday to claim bronze.

(Reporting by Frank Pingue; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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