The national team of Russia in figure skating in the second day of the world team Championships in Tokyo in third place, losing the leading position after the speech of the men singles.

The assets of the Russian team after six programs World Team Trophy 2017 eight of the 74 points. First place is team Japan (81), the second is team USA (78), fourth Canada (67).

Patriotic dance Duo Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev took third place in the long program, received from the judges 104,55 points. First place was taken by the Canadians, Kathleen weaver and Andrew After (113,83). The second were the Americans Madison chock and Avian Bates (109,96).

After the free dance, the Russian team kept the lead, obtained earlier on Friday after the short program pairs.

However, later in the men’s free program Mikhail Kolyada (184,04) and Maxim Kovtun (148,29) ranked only fifth and tenth places respectively. The best result was shown by the Japanese Yuzuru the Han (200,49 points). Second place went to his compatriot Sam UNO (198,49), the third canadian Patrick Chan (190,74).

The competitive part of the world team championship will conclude Saturday’s free programs have pairs and odinochnits.

The tournament, which runs until 23 April at the national stadium in the Japanese capital, take part six teams having the best ranking in the International skating Union (ISU), Canada (8437 points), Russia (7972), USA (7257), Japan (7068), China (5065) and France (4307).



Russian figure skaters fell to third place at the world team Championships 21.04.2017

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