Latvia's Laura Ikauniece-Admidina competes in the Women's Heptathlon High Jump during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. / AFP / Adrian DENNIS
Head coach Tony Hand adamant Britain will learn from Kazakhstan defeat | Team GB. Hand’s troops were bidding to reach the Winter Games for the first time since St Moritz 1948 in Riga after winning the pre-Olympic qualifying tournament in Japan back in November. However, as the lowest ranked side in a four-team group with hosts Latvia, France and Kazakhstan and only the winner reaching Sochi 2014, Hand knew the size of the task he asked the team to do.