Virtue/Moir take second World title, Weaver/Poje captivate audience
Vancouver Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir skated a strong free dance in Nice at the 2012 World Figure Skating Championships to capture their second world title while their team-mates Kaitlyn Wever and Andrew Poje captivated the audience.
Virtue/Moir scored 110.34 points in the free program for an overall a score of 182.65 points.
That was enough to edge out their American training mates Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who took silver with 107.64 points in the free program for a total of 178.62 points. Hometown favorites Nathalie Pechalat and Fabian Bourzat of France won the bronze medal racking up 104.05 points in the free for an overall score of 173.18 points.
Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje finished fourth with a very passionate program to “Je suis malade”. Their dance is deeply touched the audience of the arena. After finishing their free dance the people at the Exhibition Center in Nice greeted them with a standing ovation. They earned 100.18 points for the free program and 166.65 points overall.
World Figure Skating Championships 2012 – Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, FD
World Championships 2012 – Ice Dance, Final standings, Top 10