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Canada's Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro finish seventh in pairs

March 20, 2019 - 11:18 PM

SAITAMA, Japan - Canada's Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro finished in seventh in pairs on Thursday at the world figure skating championships.

Moore-Towers, of St. Catharines, Ont., and Marinaro, of Sarnia, Ont., scored 126.94 points in the free skate event for a total score of 200.02 points.

They had notched 73.08 points on Wednesday in the short program to enter Thursday's competition sitting in fifth spot.

Wenjing Sui and Cong Han scored 234.84 for gold. Russian skaters took silver and bronze, with Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov scoring 228.47 followed by Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert at 217.98.

Evelyn Walsh of London, Ont., and Trennt Michaud of Trenton, Ont. came in 12th in their worlds debut.

The men's short program is later Thursday.

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