Sunday, March 23, 2008

Mens Champion Crowned

In a free skate where one top contender fell completely apart and two others had repeated flaws, Johnny Weir's conservative but nearly error-free skating won the bronze medal Saturday at the World Figure Skating Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Jeffrey Buttle, rebounding from two subpar seasons and a defeat in the Canadian Championships. became the first Canadian man to win the title since Elvis Stojko in 1997.

Buttle won the free skate as easily as he had won the short program and was the only man to do two outstanding programs.

France's Brian Joubert, the 2007 champion, rallied from sixth in the short program to take the silver.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

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March 23, 2008 at 2:20 PM  

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