Result: France take gold as Great Britain edged out for bronze in women's 4x400m relay

France win gold as Great Britain's 4x400m women's relay team have to settle for bronze in this afternoon's final at the European Championships in Zurich.

Great Britain's 4x400m women's relay team had to settle for bronze in this afternoon's final at the European Championships in Zurich.

Floria Guei of France, Olha Zemlyak of Ukraine and Margaret Adeoye of Great Britain and Northern Ireland cross the finish line during the Women's 4 x 400m Relay Final during day six of the 22nd European Athletics Championships at Stadium Letzigrund on Aug© Getty Images

Led by Eilidh Child, the GB team finished just two-hundredths of a second behind Ukraine, with France claiming another gold on the final day of competition in Switzerland.

Both Ukraine and GB set season-best times, while France's 3:24.27 was the fastest in Europe this season.

France now lead the overall medal table with one more gold than Great Britain.

Eilidh Child of Scotland competes in the Women's 400 metres hurdles heats at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 29, 2014
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