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Finland defeats Sweden to win bronze medal in women's hockey

February 25, 2010 |  2:12 pm

Karoliina Rantamaki
scored 2:33 into overtime, and Finland beat Sweden 3-2 at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Thursday to win the bronze medal in Olympic women's hockey.

Heidi Pelttari and Michelle Karvinen also scored for Finland, which hadn't won a medal since women's hockey's first joined the Olympics in 1998.

-- Houston Mitchell in Vancouver, Canada

Photo: Finland celebrates its victory. Credit: Harry How, Getty Images.