Figure Skating

Sunday Jan. 12, 2014 12:34

Canada's Olympic figure skating team

Here are the 17 Canadian figure skaters headed to the 2014 Sochi Winter Games

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    Patrick Chan hopes to become the first Canadian male figure skater to win Olympic gold. The three-time and reigning world champion won his seventh straight national championships on Saturday in Ottawa. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

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    Kevin Reynolds missed the 2013 international season due to boot problems, but returned to form in Ottawa at the 2014 nationals, winning silver. (Fred Thornhill/Reuters)

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  • Liam Firus won bronze at the 2014 National Championships
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    Liam Firus, 21, finished third at the 2014 national championships with 238.13 points. (Andre Ringuette/Getty Images)

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    Top national pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford finished fifth at the Grand Prix Finals in December. On Saturday at nationals, they set a new Canadian record for total score. (Michel Euler/Associated Press)

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    Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch have earned silver and bronze pairs medals at Grand Prix events this season, though trail Duhamel and Radford in national standings. (Yuri Kadobnov/Getty Images)

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    Paige Lawrence and Rudi Swiegers are four-time national bronze medallists. Sochi will mark their first Olympic Games. (Andre Ringuette/Getty Images)

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    After missing the international season due to injury, Kaetlyn Osmond returned with a bang in Ottawa, winning her second straight national championships. This will mark her first Olympic competition. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

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    Gabrielle Daleman, 15, is a two-time national silver medallist. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

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    Olympic ice dance champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, who won their sixth national championships on Saturday, have their sights set on another Winter Games title. However, holding off Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White won't be easy. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

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    Ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje gave an "Olympic medal worthy performance" at this year's nationals, according to analyst Tracy Wilson, herself an Olympic bronze medallist in ice dance. (Ivan Sekretarev/Associated Press)

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    Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam represent the strong future of Canada ice dance team. They won bronze at the 2014 nationals. (Danny Moloshok/Reuters)

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  • Liam Firus won bronze at the 2014 National Championships
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  • Paige Lawrence and Rudi Swiegers will be making their Olympic debut
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