February 17, 2018 / 1:33 PM / 7 months ago

Skeleton: Britain's Yarnold grabs gold in close women's final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold won gold in the women’s skeleton at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Saturday in a closely-fought final.

Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Skeleton - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Finals - Olympic Sliding Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 17, 2018 - Lizzy Yarnold of Britain reacts. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Sochi gold medalist Yarnold finished 0.45 seconds ahead of Germany’s Jacqueline Loelling while Yarnold’s British team mate Laura Deas took bronze.

Reporting by James Pearson; editing by Clare Lovell

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