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Sui Wenjing/Han Cong wins pairs title at Saitama Worlds

(Xinhua)    16:17, March 21, 2019

Gold medalists China's Sui Wenjing (L) and Han Cong celebrate after the awarding ceremony for pairs of 2019 ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on March 21, 2019. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)

SAITAMA, Japan, March 21 (Xinhua) -- China's Sui Wenjing/Han Cong won the pairs gold medal at the 2019 ISU Figure Skating World Championships in Saitama, Japan, here on Thursday.

Sui/Han, produced a nearly perfect free skate, earning a score of 155.60 points and collecting 234.84 to win the title for the second time, as they had claimed it in 2017.

"I am happy that we skated two complete programs here," said Sui. "We encountered many difficulties this season, but we will always fight for glories."

Russia's Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov took the silver in 228.47, while another Russian pair Natalia Zabiiako/Alexander Enbert took the bronze in 217.98.

China's Peng Cheng/Jin Yang came fourth in 215.84.


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