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Canadians third after short program at Junior Challenge Cup

The Canadian Press

3/7/2014 7:57:26 PM

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland -- Les Supremes from St-Leonard, Que., are in third place after their short program Friday at the Junior World Challenge Cup synchronized skating competition.

Finland is in first place with 56.96 points followed by Russia at 55.17 and the Supremes at 54.71. The Supremes, the Canadian junior champions, took the bronze at this event in 2012. They are coached by Marilyn Langlois and Amelie Brochu.

A second Canadian entry, les Pirouettes from Laval, Que., are in fifth spot out of 19 entries with 51.95 points. Les Pirouettes are the 2013 and 2014 Canadian junior bronze medallists and are coached by Nancy Alexander and Stephanie Savoie.

A total of 19 teams from 14 countries are at the event which determines the top junior team in the world. Competition ends Saturday with the free program.