The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

U.S. women figure skaters earn 3rd spot at Olympics

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY  |  COMMENTS
Associated Press
Published:
LONDON, Ontario — And now there will be three.
Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold have done well enough at the World Figure Skating Championships to regain a third spot at the Sochi Olympics for the American women. They needed a combined placement of 13 or better and were first and second with five skaters still left Saturday night.
Having the maximum three spots at the Olympics and world championships used to be a birthright for the American women.
But they lost the third spot at the 2008 world championships and have never gotten it back. Wagner was most affected by it, missing the Vancouver Olympics after finishing third at the U.S. championships, and she made it her goal to earn it back.
Story tags » Figure Skating

More Sports Headlines

NEWSLETTER

Sports headlines

Top sports stories delivered daily

Calendar

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus