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Chan wins 3rd title but Ten steals show at worlds

/ 10:55 AM March 16, 2013

Gold medalist Patrick Chan, center, of Canada, flanked by silver medalist Dennis Ten, left, of Kazakstan, and bronze medalist Javier Fernandez, of Spain, show off their medals during the flower ceremony in the men’s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships Friday, March 15, 2013 in London, Ontario. AP

LONDON, Ontario— Canada’s Patrick Chan has won his third straight men’s title at the World Figure Skating Championships, holding off little-known Denis Ten of Kazakhstan.

Ten stole Chan’s spotlight with a beautifully breezy and technically impressive performance to “The Artist” to win the free skate Friday, but he couldn’t overcome Chan’s lead from the short program.

Chan finished with 267.78 points, 1.3 better than Ten. The Kazakh skater had never been better than seventh at the world championships or Olympics before.


Javier Fernandez of Spain was third.

Earlier Friday, Tatiana Volosozhar and Makim Trankov won the pairs title, Russia’s first since 200

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