Winter Olympics 2014: Team GB's women's curling team get back to winning ways

After suffering their second defeat yesterday, they beat China 8-7 this morning

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The Independent Online

Great Britain's women's curling team got their qualification bid back on track at the Winter Olympics on Thursday morning with a 8-7 round-robin win over China at the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi.

Eve Muirhead's all-Scottish rink had suffered two defeats in their first three matches with their 9-6 loss to highly-rated Canada on Wednesday.

Two down after the first end against China, GB levelled immediately and forged ahead before they were pegged back 7-7 in the ninth, but Muirhead took advantage of the hammer in the final end to grab the game-winning point with her final stone.