Updated: Friday, 21 February 2014 23:46 | By Agence France-Presse

Canada win third successive men's curling gold

Dominant Canada won their third successive Olympic men's curling gold medal on Friday with a convincing 9-3 victory over Britain in the final.

Canada win third successive men's curling gold

Canada's Ryan Fry throws the stone as Ryan Harnden (L) and E.J. Harnden brush the ice surface during the Men's Curling Gold Medal Game at the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 21, 2014 - by Leon Neal

After Canada's women's triumph 24 hours earlier, it was the first time that one country had swept both titles at the same Games.

World champions Sweden claimed the bronze medal with a 6-4 extra-end win over China.

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