Exclusive Olympic Images, Day 8

Canada finished in second place in the preliminary round of compulsory dance for mixed pairs ice dance on Friday evening. Russians Oksana Dominina and Maxim Shabalin placed first, ahead of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. In third spot were Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White.

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In these photos, taken at the Pacific Coliseum, are Canadians Vanessa Crone and Paul Poirier, as well as some of the youngest skaters in ice dance: Irina Shtork of Estonia (16) and Allison Reed of Georgia (15).





See the Olympic Games day by day

Day 16: Canada vs. USA (Men’s gold)
Day 14: Canada vs. USA (Women’s)
Day 11: Sweden vs. Finland (Men’s)
Day 10: Canada vs. USA (Men’s—preliminaries)
Day 7: Canada vs. Switzerland, plus Norway vs. USA (men’s)


Day 15: Men’s and women’s shorttrack, feat. Charles Hamelin
Day 13: Women’s 5,000m longtrack, feat. Clara Hughes
Day 9: Men’s 1,000m, feat. Apolo Ohno; women’s 1500m, feat. Yang Zhou
Day 5: Women’s 500m


Day 6: Men’s halfpipe, feat. Shaun White
Day 2: Women’s moguls, feat. Jennifer Heil
Day 1: Luge and ski jump


Day 12: Women’s short program, feat. Joannie Rochette
Day 8: Pairs ice dance, feat. Vanessa Crone and Paul Poirier
Day 4: Pairs, feat. Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo
Day 3: Practice at the new Trout Lake rink, feat. Daisuke Takahashi