The inaugural Team Figure Skating competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics is down to just one event remaining, following the conclusion of the ladies free skate on Sunday morning. Russia held a commanding lead entering this stage of the competition, with Canada sitting comfortably in second and the United States in bronze medal position.
The top two stars to take the ice for the ladies free skate where Gracie Gold of the United States and 15-year-old Russian sensation Yulia Lipnitskaya and they both delivered in a big way.
Lipnitskaya scored an incredible 141.51 for her powerful and flawless routine, which blew away Gold’s 129.38 which was enough to land her in second-place.
Russia now enters the final skate for the Team Figure Skating competition with a double-digit lead.
Here are the full results from the ladies free skate:
Only the ice dancing free skate remains, and here are the standings entering the final skate of the Team Competition:
- Yulia Lipnitskaya (RUS) 141.51
- Gracie Gold (USA) — 129.28
- Valentina Marchei (ITA) — 112.51
- Akiko Zuzuki (JPN) — 112.33
- Kaetlyn Osmond (CAN) — 110.73
Who will stake their claim to the gold medal? We will find out soon.
Here are the current team standings:
- Russia — 67
- Canada — 56
- United States — 50
- Italy — 45
- Japan — 45
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