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Despite poor Olympic showing, U.S. figure skating has hope
Despite poor Olympic showing, U.S. figure skating has hope

SOCHI, Russia — The numbers do not add up to a pretty picture for United States figure skating. The U.S. skaters left Sochi with the ice dance gold by Meryl Davis and Charlie White as their only medal in the sport's four traditional disciplines, matching Team USA's lowest Olympic total since the 1994 Winter Games. The women now have failed to win a medal at either the Olympics or World Championships since Kimmie Meissner's world title in 2006 — the longest such U.S. drought since figure skating became an Olympic sport in 1924. This was the first time U.S. women have gone without medals at consecutive Olympics since 1948. FRAMEWORK: Best images from...

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