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Russian pair takes gold medal

Updated: February 12, 2014, 3:30 PM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov won the Olympic gold medal in pairs figure skating Wednesday as Russia took the top two spots and reclaimed its dominance of the sport.

Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov had a near-flawless free skate to move up from third after the short program and capture silver in front of the ecstatic home fans.

"I think tonight all of the country will celebrate this beautiful victory,'' Trankov said.

Volosozhar and Trankov scored 152.69 ...

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