Denney, Frazier win junior gold

Haven Denney and Brandon Frazier

Americans Haven Denney and Brandon Frazier won the gold medal in pair skating at the 2013 World junior figure skating championships.

Canada’s Margaret Purdy and Michael Marinaro took the silver, and Russians Lina Fedorova and Maxim Miroshkin jumped from seventh position to capture the bronze medal.

Skating to “La Strada”, American team reeled off a triple twist, throw triple Salchow, triple Salchow, double Axel – double Axel sequence, a throw triple loop and difficult lifts. They scored 103.22 points, improving their seasons best by 20.47 points and pulled up from third to first at 155.83 points. 

“I thought our performance was pretty good today. It felt like we fought through all our elements and I think that made us appreciate it even more. I had a lot of fun and was relieved when it was over. I don’t think it has sunk in yet, but I’m really happy and proud of Brandon on myself tonight.” Denney said media.

Other results

Men’s SP: 1. Joshua Farris (USA) – 75.84; 2. Shotaro Omori (USA) – 70.82; 3. Jason Brown (USA) – 70.06.

Photo: Zimbio

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