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Bradie Tennell remains consistent in Olympic debut

Bradie Tennell remains consistent in Olympic debut

The team with the most points at the end of the competition is the victor.

Medvedeva earned the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation 10 points, a much needed addition to their team overall score if they want to retain their gold medal from the team event four years ago.

They say they can't operate the gondola lift that would carry teams and officials up the mountain.

On the first night, Nathan Chen faltered while the pairs team of Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim put out their best short program of the year.

With her fifth-place finish, Tennell earned six points to give the United States a total of 29 points entering the free skate portion of the competition.




Through the short dance phase, Canada leads the rest of the field in the team event with 27 points.

2018 US silver medalist Mirai Nagasu will compete her "Miss Saigon" free skate for Team USA Monday in the final day of competition for the team event, while Tennell will now focus on the ladies individual event.

In the team event, one entry from each qualified country competes in each of figure skating's four disciplines.

Virtue and Moir will skate in the free dance portion of the event Monday for Canada. They earned a 75.46, which was nearly four points lower than their season's best of 79.10 at Skate America, but felt that they had made improvements since the U.S. Championships last month.

Hot on their heels, Maia and Alex Shibutani from Team USA finished second using a medley of Perez Prado songs. "The performance felt great, and we felt good about what we did out there", Alex added. The Shibutanis, a brother and sister team, skipped out on Friday's Opening Ceremony in order to prepare for their performance in the team event. Both teams will compete again Monday in the free dance of the team event. The next closest team, made up from Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation, tallied 21 points. Finally, the athletes in the ice dancing event will begin at 10:20 p.m. NBC (live stream) will broadcast these competitions, and fans can watch every event airing on NBC via FuboTV.


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