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Canadian figure skaters win Olympic gold in ice dancing

Russia's Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev have finished fifth
Canada’s duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Valery Sharifulin/TASS
Canada’s duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
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PYEONGCHANG/South Korea/, February 20. /TASS/. Canada’s duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won gold in ice dance figure skating at the PyeongChang Olympics on Monday, scoring a record of 206.07 points.

The French pair of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron earned the score of 205.28, setting the world record for a free dance with 123.35 points, and took silver.

American siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani took a bronze medal with a combined score of 192.59.

The Russian pair of Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev finished fifth with 186.92 points.

The medal was Canada’s 19th of the Games (eight gold, five silver and six bronze).