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2014/02/10 - CANADA’S FIGURE SKATERS WIN SILVER MEDAL IN INAUGURAL TEAM EVENT IN SOCHI

SOCHI, RUSSIA – Canada has reached the podium for the fourth time in two days at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Patrick Chan (men’s short program), Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford (pair’s short program), Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (ice dance short program and free program), Kaetlyn Osmond (women’s short program and free program), Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch (pair’s free program), and Kevin Reynolds (men’s free program) captured silver in the Figure Skating Team event in Sochi.
 
“The introduction of this discipline at the Olympic Games has allowed Canada to show the world the depth, creativity and brilliance of our national figure skating program. The performances by our skaters had Canadians and skating fans on their feet, here in Sochi,” said Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee. “On behalf of the entire Canadian Olympic family, and all Canadians, I congratulate our Canadian Olympic skaters on this silver medal and wish them success as they pursue more Olympic glory in their individual events.”
 
Canada now has four medals at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games (1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze).

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