SOCHI, Russia — Britain's women curlers set an Olympic record by scoring seven points in one end during a round-robin game against the United States on Tuesday.
Britain won the match 12-3.
World Curling officials say the previous record was six points, set by Sweden's men's team in 2002 and Canada's men in the gold-medal match against Finland in 2006.
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The previous women's record was five, achieved by several teams.
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The maximum score a team can achieve in one end is eight points.
British skip Eve Muirhead sealed what is known as a "seven-ender" in curling by knocking a U.S. stone out of the house with her last shot. It left seven of her rocks in the target area.
More results from today's final women's curling session:
Switzerland 8, South Korea 6China 7, Russia 5Japan 8, Denmark 3