15 Feb 2014

Briton Yarnold wins women's skeleton

6:47 am on 15 February 2014

Great Britain has won its first gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics, with Lizzy Yarnold claiming the gold in the women's skeleton.

American Noelle Pikus-Pace secured silver and Russian Elena Nikitina bronze.

New Zealand's Katherine Eustace was 11th.

Australian Michelle Steele finished tied 14th.