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Canadian Olympic gold medalists win silver

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According to the Canadian Press, Canadian Olympic bobsled gold medalists Kaillie Humphries of Calgary and Heather Moyse of Summerside, Prince Edward Island and Canadian Olympic figure skating gold medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of London, Ontario won silver medals on Friday and Saturday respectively in international competitions.

Both Humphries and Moyse, and Virtue and Moir are gold medal contenders at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, but were unable to beat a pair of Americans in each international event.

Humphries and Moyse, the gold medalists from the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, finished in second place in a World Cup women's bobsled competition in Park City, Utah. They finished with a time of 1:37.80. The American duo of Elana Meyers and Aja Evans won the competition with a time of 1:37.67 with Americans Jamie Greubel and Katie Eberling winning bronze.

Virtue and Moir, who also won the gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, finished in second place at the International Skating Union Grand Prix Final in Fukuoka, Japan. Virtue and Moir had 190 points and were 1.35 points back of American world champions Charlie White and Meryl Davis. Nathalie Pechalat and Fabian Bourzat of France won the bronze medal.

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