Golden Chan, Wagner light up Paris GP
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World champion Patrick Chan gave a performance which he believes can win him gold at the Sochi Olympics as American Ashley Wagner successfully defended her women's title at the Trophee Bompard figure skating Grand Prix in Paris on Saturday. Chan won a fourth Paris gold in spectacular style as fellow Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir claimed their third in ice dancing on the last day of competition at the fifth of the six-round ISU Grand Prix series. Wagner, 22, held off Russian teenagers Adelina Sotnikova and Anna Pogorilaya, who claimed silver and bronze respectively, to stay top of the podium. The 22-year-old outshone Japanese rival Yuzuru Hanyu as he followed his record in Friday's short programme with a new world best in both the free skate, 196.75 points, and overall total score, 295.27.
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