Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Lajoie and Lagha Fourth in Close Ice Dance Competition at World Juniors

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Lajoie and Lagha Fourth in Close Ice Dance Competition at World Juniors

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Lajoie and Lagha fourth in ice dance

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SOFIA, Bulgaria - Marjorie Lajoie of Boucherville, Que., and Zachary Lagha of Greenfield Park, Que., placed fourth Friday in ice dancing at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships.

Lajoie and Lagha were second after Wednesday's short dance. They delivered the fifth best free dance and missed the podium by a mere 0.66 points.

"We did everything we could and we skated well," said Lagha. "The performance caps a strong season for us in which we really improved technically."

Anastasia Skoptcova and Kirill Aleshin of Russia won the gold medal with 155.15 points. Christina Carreira and Anthony Ponomarenko of the U.S. were second at 147.68 and Arina Ushakova and Maxim Nekrasov of Russia were third at 146.88.

Lajoie and Lagha followed at 146.22. Less than two points separated second from fifth. …

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