Japan goes 1-2 in men’s final in Salt Lake figure skating

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP)Japan’s Keiji Tanaka and Sota Yamamoto finished 1-2 in the men’s final at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic.

Vincent Zhou won the bronze medal Friday night for the U.S., which took the pairs title behind Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc. It was the second straight title at this event for the duo.

Americans also finished fourth through sixth in singles – Alexei Krasnozhon, Tomoki Hiwatashi and Jimmy Ma.

Cain-Gribble and LeDuc scored 129.35 points in the free skate – an international best. Russia’s Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov took the silver medal and China’s Cheng Peng and Yang Jin the bronze.

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